Smithsonian National Zoo

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Bao Bao, the National Zoo's adorable panda cub, is like any other youngster. She loves to climb trees. She likes to roll
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Typically, we're not big fans of throwing animals into water. But in this case, we're making an exception. To see the full
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Bao Bao, the giant panda cub, is set to make her first public appearance at the Smithsonian's National Zoo on Saturday, according
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The cubs were cleared for the great outdoors after passing a swim test on Nov. 6; the boy-girl pair had to demonstrate they
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Megan Mahoney of Scottsdale, Ariz., smiles as she watches Tian Tian the panda. (Alex Wong/Getty Images) In a city bruised
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The cubs' arrival was heralded on the zoo's Twitter account Thursday morning: One thing's for sure: they certainly give the
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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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On their first day back in action, the cameras captured Mei celebrating her 15th birthday with a frozen fruit cake topped
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Click through the slideshow to see how National Zoo animals stayed cool on hot days through the years. Story continues below
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Now Shanthi the elephant can toot her own horn. And here's the most watched D.C. museum video of all time -- the only video
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@NationalZoo #brewzoo @TrolleyPubArl The new Bar on Wheels is a hit at Brew at the Zoo! #dmv #dc @FONZNationalZoo pic.twitter.com
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Rusty's back! Since his escape (!) from the National Zoo to one of D.C.'s more bar-filled neighborhoods in late June, Rusty
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As for how Rusty made his great escape, the zoo seems to have an answer: Only a few days after the Smithsonian National Zoo's
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Tickets are on sale now online and at the zoo visitor's center. Friends of the National Zoo members get discounted tickets
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Be on the lookout for a red panda roaming the streets of D.C. Rusty, a red panda who made his public debut at the Smithsonian's
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The fossilized feces will be part of the Natural History Museum's "Putting Dinosaurs In Their Place" exhibit, scheduled to
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Two red pandas! Food for thought: apparently at one point red pandas were kept as pets. Check out our slideshow of Shama's