The Smithsonian's National Zoo demonstrates leadership in animal care, science, education, and sustainability.
Doesn't "Cupcake Thursday" have a nice ring to it? When you get a Gone Bananas cupcake @GTownCupcake we get $! Mmm
Oh, hello there! Want to see some new photos of our fuzzy cheetah cubs?
The neck of the Australian snake-necked turtle is nearly as long as its shell - it folds its neck rather than retracting it. Find out more about this fascinating reptile: http://bit.ly/dPhUjq
Weighing as much as 128 pounds, the double-wattled cassowary is one of the largest birds in the world. Find out more: http://bit.ly/edTohr
Super mom and beautiful lion Naba turns 7 today. Happy birthday!
My, that's quite a tongue! But whose is it?
Stars of The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader named 1 of our lion cubs today! Any guesses?
#PandaClaws is so excited that ZooLights, powered by Pepco, is free! Thank you, Pepco! http://bit.ly/zoolights
PandaClaws at rush hour brightens everyone’s day. Did you see him? He’ll be on the move again tomorrow!
#PandaClaws is headed back to the zoo to prepare for the ZooLights opening, tonight at 6! He'll be out again on Monday.
#PandaClaws observed Metro etiquette today: stand right, walk left. Did you see him? Tweet your pic with hashtag
#Panda Claws observed Metro etiquette today: stand right, walk left. Did you see him? Tweet your pic with hashtag.
Here’s #PandaClaws trying to tell Malia & Sasha & everyone else: you can come to ZooLights for free this year!
#PandaClaws trying to tell Malia & Sasha & everyone else: you can come to ZooLights for free this year!
@tigerflight & other otter fans: Happy Halloween!! More to come...
1, 2, 3: Squeeee! Are these lion cubs cute enough?
Drawing for 4 Boo at the Zoo tickets @ 3pm! RT our last tweet to be eligible. 1 entry/person.
Happy Halloween from the National Zoo!
Boo! at the Zoo! There's still time to enter our giveaway for 4 tickets for Fri or Sun. Just RT our next tweet.
A small Madagascar hedgehog tenrec peeks inside the jack-o-lantern.
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