All posts tagged National Zoo

April 17, 2018, No comments

A mother’s love has no boundaries. So when Calaya, a western lowland gorilla, gave birth over the weekend to Moke, officials at the National Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology […]

Bao Bao touches down in Chengdu after leaving National Zoo

February 23, 2017, No comments

Giant panda Bao Bao, her keeper Marty Dearie and Dr. Katharine Hope landed at China’s Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport around 6:59 p.m. CST T ...

This is the face that launched an epic Twitter war: #CuteAnimalTweetOff

January 27, 2017, No comments

U.S. President Donald Trump may wield incredible power on Twitter, but cute animals always win the 140-characters war. This week, for example, we witn ...

Zebra bites zookeeper; gazelle freaks out and dies

November 18, 2013, No comments

This was one very bad day at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. On Monday, a zebra repeatedly bit one of its zookeeper, an attack witnessed by a gaz ...