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The Dizzying Zoo Debacle
Adam M. Roberts
CEO of Born Free USA; international expert on animal welfare a...
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.
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Bei Bei Climbs Too High, But Mom Comes To The Rescue
What goes up, must come down.
Gary Cameron / Reuters
Adorable Panda Cub Bei Bei Makes A Very Sleepy Public Debut
Nap time, all the time.
Bei Bei The Baby Panda Waves To Adoring Fans, Panda-monium Ensues
When bae proves he's ready for his close-up.
Connor Mallon/Smithsonian's National Zoo
Meet The Woman In Charge Of Making Sure Zoo Animals Have Fun
If the animals at the Smithsonian's National Zoo are happier than most, they have Stacey Tabellario to thank.
Happy Birthday, Bao Bao! 10 Great Moments From A Giant Panda's First Year
Here are Doxiemom's favorite moments from Bao Bao's first year: Is your favorite Bao Bao moment on the list? What will you
Is It Wrong For Zoo Restaurants To Serve Meat?
The authors come to to "the unfortunate conclusion" that not only are most zoos selling a plethora of meat to visitors, but
Boy With Asperger's Finds Friend In Zoo's Sea Lion (VIDEO) (UPDATED)
"Hopefully this family will remember this little sea lion," she says, "when it comes down to things like accumulating and
So, If A Deer Can Get Into The Cheetah Enclosure, Does That Mean The Cheetahs Can Get Out?
The Washington Post reported at the time that zoo spokesperson Pamela Baker-Masson, using language that might not hold up
National Zoo Director Says Animal Deaths Are From Resources Being Stretched Too Thin: Report
A statement on the National Zoo's website called the animals deaths "saddening" and "distressing." "Managing several hundred
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Zoos Light Up the Holiday Season
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Want a surefire way to brighten your holiday season this year? Some of the best zoos around the country are upping the merrymaking ante. Here's a look at some of the best of the bunch.
National Zoo Zebra Bites Zookeeper, Likely Leading To Rare Gazelle's Death
Dama gazelles are considered to be "critically endangered" by the International Union for Conservation of Nature, mostly
National Zoo Tiger Cubs Make Their Debut, Prove Two Is Cuter Than One
The cubs were cleared for the great outdoors after passing a swim test on Nov. 6; the boy-girl pair had to demonstrate they
The National Zoo Becomes The Happiest Spot In Washington As It Reopens After The Government Shutdown
Megan Mahoney of Scottsdale, Ariz., smiles as she watches Tian Tian the panda. (Alex Wong/Getty Images) In a city bruised
Panda Cam Shut Off!
National Zoo Closed Due To Shutdown, Frustrating Tourists: 'Stupid Government!'
"We were surprised it was closed," said Martuzzi, as Chase waved goodbye. WASHINGTON -- The National Zoo usually gets up
What's Open And Closed In Washington, D.C. During A Government Shutdown
What is considered essential during a shutdown? The New York Times explains: Here's a quick look at what's closed in Washington
National Zoo's Sumatran Tiger Cubs Pass Checkup With 'Roaring Colors' (PHOTOS)
These precocious Sumatran tiger cubs were born on August 5 and received their first veterinary exam on Monday. The male and
National Zoo's Panda Baby Gets First Checkup
James Gerken joins Ahmed to discuss the first medical checkup of National Zoo's baby panda.
All Eyes On Panda Cams As National Zoo's Giant Panda Mei Xiang Goes Into Labor, Gives Birth To Panda Baby (VIDEO) [UPDATED]
They've been a little wonky, with so many people tuning in to see a baby panda being born. In case you're having trouble
Sumatran Tiger Cubs Born At Smithsonian's National Zoo Are Totally Adorable (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
The cubs' arrival was heralded on the zoo's Twitter account Thursday morning: One thing's for sure: they certainly give the
Wasabi, National Zoo's Fishing Cat Kitten, Pounces, Splashes With Mom In Adorable Video (VIDEO)
Wasabi was born at the National Zoo May 17 to dad Lek and mom Electra, who also had two cute kittens last year. We thought
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