The Smithsonian's National Zoo demonstrates leadership in animal care, science, education, and sustainability.
@kgdc1 Here's a photo of sea lion Calli's beautiful pup, taken by a FONZ Photo Club member. Enjoy!
We double dog dare you not to saw "Awwww"! And yes, we've got more cheetah cub pix on the way!
Thanks to everyone who wished Luke, our Father of the Year, a happy Father's Day!
#FuzzballFriday! Three-week-old two-pound cheetah cub!
Yes! This is 1 of our new Asian small-clawed otters, Mac & Smidge. They're on exhibit at Asia Trail. Come visit!
Mammal mystery! Here's a glimpse of 1 of our new residents. Do you know whose nose it is?
Happy 5th birthday to Guntur, our Sumatran tiger! In the wild, there are <3,500 tigers & <500 Sumatran tigers.
Our newest small mammal weighs less than 2 ounces, but he's named after a 5-ton animal! What is he?
Happy Mother's Day!
New limited-edition giant panda pin from @HARDROCK in DC! Portion of the proceeds benefits @zoos_aquariums & us!
Having a tough day? Does this cheetah cub photo make it better? (Prepare for more!)
Tweet 1000: #animalfact When a female lion's in estrus, a male may breed her 15+ times in a single day!
Giant anteater Maripi has chosen a name for her 4-month-old pup! Drum roll, please...
Meet our newest babies: 2 clouded leopards born at our VA campus! http://bit.ly/i8KIX0
Breaking! We're combining 2 endangered species conservation programs by combining 2 endangered species.
Meet our newest baby bird! Anyone know what it is? Hint: it will eventually be 6 feet tall!
Hope this cheetah cub makes you smile! More new pix on the way.
Practicing for lion Olympics? Or is this cub giving a flying mane massage? Captions, please!
Happy St. Patrick's Day from our Small Mammal House! See more fun enrichment pix http://bit.ly/hjKSJC
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