News From Our Blog

Image description: A howler monkey baby, pictured here at two weeks old, clings tightly to its mother.  When full grown, the baby should be able to make vocalizations audible three miles away.
Photo by the National Zoo.

Image description: A howler monkey baby, pictured here at two weeks old, clings tightly to its mother.  When full grown, the baby should be able to make vocalizations audible three miles away.

Photo by the National Zoo.

Image description: The National Zoo welcomed two baby Sumatran tiger cubs on Monday! These tigers are critically endangered in the wild, so the births are a step toward conservation efforts. 
The Zoo is giving Mom and babies time to bond, and they most likely won’t be on exhibit at the Zoo until the late fall. In the meantime, you can watch them grow on the Zoo’s tiger cub cams. 
Read all about the cubs and the births.  Photo from the National Zoo.

Image description: The National Zoo welcomed two baby Sumatran tiger cubs on Monday! These tigers are critically endangered in the wild, so the births are a step toward conservation efforts. 

The Zoo is giving Mom and babies time to bond, and they most likely won’t be on exhibit at the Zoo until the late fall. In the meantime, you can watch them grow on the Zoo’s tiger cub cams. 

Read all about the cubs and the births 

Photo from the National Zoo.

Image description: The live panda cams at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo are now streaming uninterrupted video. They were offline for system upgrades.
The Zoo’s panda team conducts behavior research using the panda cams and remotely watches both bears.
Photo from the Smithsonian’s National Zoological Park.

Image description: The live panda cams at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo are now streaming uninterrupted video. They were offline for system upgrades.

The Zoo’s panda team conducts behavior research using the panda cams and remotely watches both bears.

Photo from the Smithsonian’s National Zoological Park.