Soy milk? Almond milk? Whole fat, low fat, 2%, skim? It’s nice to have choices for your latte, but for baby mammals, it’s mother’s milk or nothing. Which begs the question: what happens when mom’s not around? Continue reading Saving baby animals with the milk lab
After being rejected by his mother, the National Zoo’s nine-week-old Sumatran tiger cub was transported Sept. 11 morning to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, where he will grow up with a young male Bengal tiger cub. UPDATED with new adorable video! Continue reading Selamat tinggal, little tiger!
Red Oak, a 24-year-old red-fronted lemur, was described as endearing and charismatic. Continue reading Long-lived lemur dies at the National Zoo
When bad weather looms, you bring the family dog inside. But what do you do with the elephant in the room? Or the 600-lb. gorilla? Continue reading It’s all happening at the Zoo
On a snowy Monday morning in the nation’s capital, Ollie the bobcat apparently just needed some space. UPDATE: She’s over it. Continue reading Ollie, a standoffish bobcat,
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We dodged a bullet (actually an asteroid), tossed an apple and said goodbye to more than one rare bird this week. Continue reading ICYMI: Highlights from the week that was Jan. 8 – Jan. 14, 2017
You think your feet hurt after a long day spent atop them? Imagine weighing 9,000 pounds. That would get your dogs a-barkin.’ Continue reading These boots are made for stompin’
No one puts Bei Bei in a corner. The first ladies of the United States and China choose a name for the National Zoo’s newest panda cub. Continue reading Hey Bei!