National zoo

The past week has presented the world with three more examples of botched zoo management, which fit into the dizzying array of issues regarding wildlife captivity, zoo safety, and the protection of both people and animals.
If the animals at the Smithsonian's National Zoo are happier than most, they have Stacey Tabellario to thank.
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The authors come to to "the unfortunate conclusion" that not only are most zoos selling a plethora of meat to visitors, but
"Hopefully this family will remember this little sea lion," she says, "when it comes down to things like accumulating and
The Washington Post reported at the time that zoo spokesperson Pamela Baker-Masson, using language that might not hold up
A statement on the National Zoo's website called the animals deaths "saddening" and "distressing." "Managing several hundred
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Dama gazelles are considered to be "critically endangered" by the International Union for Conservation of Nature, mostly
The cubs were cleared for the great outdoors after passing a swim test on Nov. 6; the boy-girl pair had to demonstrate they
Megan Mahoney of Scottsdale, Ariz., smiles as she watches Tian Tian the panda. (Alex Wong/Getty Images) In a city bruised
"We were surprised it was closed," said Martuzzi, as Chase waved goodbye. WASHINGTON -- The National Zoo usually gets up