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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.
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.
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.
Smithsonian's National Zoo celebrated the new panda cub Saturday by giving him the name Bei Bei, which means 'precious treasure.'
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 →
The zoo staff got a great glimpse of giant panda Mei Xiang's surviving cub when she left him briefly to relieve herself.
Experts say they finally know the reason for the seizure that caused Knut to drown in the pool in his zoo pen.
The Smithsonian veterinary team continues to monitor mother Mei Xiang and the larger of her cubs.
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