If the government shutdown lasts past Tuesday, the National Zoo close to the public. The animals will still be taken care of, but some things will be different.
After artificial insemination on Thursday, D.C.’s favorite panda mom of three, Mei Xiang, may very soon become pregnant again.
Despite having surgery and being put on a bamboo-free diet, the National Zoo’s beloved giant panda cub continues to grow and has passed the 100-pound mark.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.