The Smithsonian's National Zoo demonstrates leadership in animal care, science, education, and sustainability.
Kandula, one of three Asian elephants at the National Zoo, turned 10 on November 25.
Voters pick the name of our ferret cam star! Watch her http://bit.ly/ferretcam. Find out her name
20 years ago today we welcomed naked mole-rats to the zoo! So odd they're cute?
Is this lemur looking for treats inside that pumpkin? We'll have 800,000 treats this wkend! http://bit.ly/booatzoo
Yes, it's a 2-toed sloth, usually found in trees (they do swim). 4+ ton ground sloths went extinct ~10000 years ago.
#fotofriday Cousin It? A blond bear? Please ID this animal or caption the photo!
#fotofriday Is it even possible to pick which red panda cub is cuter?
#fotofriday The onager at our VA campus is 1 month old today! See her eating & galloping:
Can you identify this 2-month-old living in our Small Mammal House? Hint: not a rodent!
Can you caption this red panda cub pic? #upsidedownanimalsaresocute #FF
To make Friday even better, here's a new adorable red panda cub pic! #FF #cute
Say hello to Pili & Damini, our newly named, adorable & feisty red panda cubs!
Can anyone identify our newest addition, born at our Virginia facility 2 days ago?
Headed to the beach this weekend? Our armadillo & porcupine are already there! http://twitpic.com/68k3g2
Prehensile-tailed porcupine Clark with a special popsicle
1 more cub in a tub! The 2 red panda cubs at Asia Trail weigh 13oz & 16oz. They're healthy, strong & active.
Red panda cub in a tub! Our 2 cubs on Asia Trail got a clean bill of health at their 1st vet exam yesterday.
5 healthy cheetah cubs! They had their 1st vet exam yesterday, got vaccinations & weighed in at 4-5 lbs each.
@kgdc1 You're quite welcome! Here's another adorable sea lion pic.
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