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Oct 8, 2015 02:50 PM ET // Discovery News
Smithsonian's National Zoo staff have brought 1-year-old female Lulu in as a companion for Thor and now hope kittens are in their future.
Oct 7, 2015 09:25 AM ET // AFP
After years of trying, 10-year-old Ying Ying began to show signs of pregnancy in July and was due to give birth this week.
Oct 2, 2015 09:26 AM ET // AFP
A Brazilian nature reserve has agreed to take an orangutan who shot to fame when a court ruled she was a 'non-human' being unlawfully held at a zoo.
Sep 27, 2015 04:00 PM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Smithsonian's National Zoo celebrated the new panda cub Saturday by giving him the name Bei Bei, which means 'precious treasure.'
Sep 16, 2015 03:34 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Although The Sacred Camel Gardens were burned nearly to the ground in a California wildfire this week, animals there managed to survive the disaster. Continue reading →
Sep 3, 2015 12:01 PM ET // Discovery News
The zoo staff got a great glimpse of giant panda Mei Xiang's surviving cub when she left him briefly to relieve herself.
Aug 28, 2015 11:35 AM ET // AFP
Experts say they finally know the reason for the seizure that caused Knut to drown in the pool in his zoo pen.
Aug 26, 2015 04:45 PM ET // Discovery News
The Smithsonian veterinary team continues to monitor mother Mei Xiang and the larger of her cubs.
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