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National Zoo euthanizes elderly macaque

An elderly macaque who suffered from arthritis and diabetes was euthanized Thursday, the National Zoo announced.

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 12:23pm EDT

Tags: National Zoo, macaque

Three new Asian elephants join the Smithsonian National Zoo

There's a lot of excitement around the elephant yard -- as three new elephants explore their new digs. The three females, Kamala, Swarna and Maharani left quarantine and were let out into the yard June 23, 2014.

Monday - 06/23/2014, 05:19pm EDT

Tags: elephant, Asian elephant, National Zoo, Megan CLoherty

When Invertebrate Exhibit closes, where will the animals go?

Finding a home for them is Alan Peters' No. 1 priority, he says.

Saturday - 06/21/2014, 07:28pm EDT

Tags: Invertebrate Exhibit, National Zoo, dick uliano

Visitors furious over National Zoo's decision to close invertebrate exhibit

A collection of blue crabs, sea anemone, butterflies and other creatures will need to find new homes after the National Zoo announced it would close its invertebrate exhibit beginning Sunday. But many visitors and volunteers are furious.

Friday - 06/20/2014, 11:07am EDT

Tags: National Zoo, Jamie Forzato, Invertebrate Exhibit, Terri Jacobsen, petition

The secret lives of invertebrates (Photos)

As the National Zoo prepares to close its Invertebrate Exhibit, WTOP decided to take a look at what visitors will be missing once these creatures are relocated.

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 06:12am EDT

Tags: alicia lozano, National Zoo, Invertebrate Exhibit

National Zoo to close invertebrate exhibit

The National Zoo announced Monday that it would permanently close its invertebrate exhibit, which is home to dozens of aquatic and land-based creatures without backbones.

Monday - 06/16/2014, 12:42pm EDT

Tags: National Zoo, invertebrate

National Zoo's lion cubs making public debut

Four lion cubs are set to make their public debut Friday at the National Zoo's Great Cat Exhibit.

Friday - 06/13/2014, 11:12am EDT

Tags: lion cub, lion cubs, National Zoo

On Mother's Day, a sloth bear's tale of survival

Remi is gaining national attention for the way she's being raised.

Sunday - 05/11/2014, 02:55pm EDT

Tags: sloth bear, National Zoo, Remi

National Zoo investigates what killed young sea lion

A keeper at the National Zoo made a sad discovery Friday morning, finding one of the zoo's female sea lions dead.

Friday - 05/09/2014, 03:11pm EDT

Tags: sea lion, National Zoo

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