About two years ago, Laura Murdock noticed a sudden change in her son’s behavior. Almost overnight, her 8-year-old became anxious, obsessive-compulsive, and in some instances, irrationally angry. What she didn’t know at the time, and didn’t find out until October 2018, was that a strep infection was causing her son’s strange symptoms. And she’s not alone.
The National Zoo and the People’s Republic of China hosted a celebration on the first day of a new exhibit that teaches visitors all about the beloved bears. See photos and watch the video.
While the D.C. area was contending with a winter storm Wednesday, the National Zoo’s giant pandas were having too much fun in the snow. Watch the video.
While zoo keepers haven’t been able to confirm whether or not she is pregnant, she has been exhibiting behaviors that are in line with an actual and pseudopregnancy.
As part of an agreement with the China Wildlife Conservation Association, the National Zoo’s beloved giant panda cub Bao Bao will move to China once she turns 4.
Get your bids ready — the Friends of the National Zoo is auctioning off the chance to tour the panda house and get up close and personal with Bao Bao and her family.
Giant panda cub Bao Bao ventured outside for the first time with her mother.
Who knew? Giant Pandas can catch the flu. So keepers are taking special care.
In an effort to feed Bao Bao mania, the Smithsonian\’s National Zoo
has announced extended hours the weekend of Jan. 18 at its Giant Panda Habitat.
A Scottish zoo has been cranking up Marvin Gaye
for a special listener.
Planning the annual ZooLights holiday show is a
coordinated effort designed to thrill visitors
while also catering to the special needs of each
animal species. Find out which creatures are
kept in the dark and what the five
must-see stops along the tour are.
Forty years ago today, the Smithsonian National Zoo\’s first giant pandas arrived in the U.S.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.