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Get a sneak peek at the zoo of the future (Photos)

If the new plans for Givskud Zoo in Denmark are carried out, visitors may be able to walk among the animals from three continents on a four-kilometer stroll.

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 05:26am EDT

Tags: sophie ho, BIG, Smithsonian National Zoo, Givskud Zoo

Animal advocacy group targets Mill Mountain Zoo

An animal advocacy group is targeting the Mill Mountain Zoo in its campaign to draw attention to animals used for entertainment.

Sunday - 07/06/2014, 07:45pm EDT

Tags: Roanoke, Va.,

Count of US museums revised, doubling old estimate

The U.S. government says there is double the number of museums compared with an estimate from the 1990s.

Monday - 05/19/2014, 05:27pm EDT

Tags: museums,

'Kellen' chosen as name for Norfolk zoo giraffe

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 04:11am EDT

Tags: giraffe, animals

National Zoo's app directs and connects visitors

The National Zoo is debuting a mobile app that will help visitors find their way around the park.

Friday - 08/03/2012, 03:29am EDT

Tags: Smithsonian National Zoo, app,

USDA cites Va. private zoo for chimpanzees' escape

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has cited a private zoo in Mechanicsville for violating a federal regulation nearly two years after six chimpanzees escaped.

Monday - 05/21/2012, 03:32pm EDT

Tags: Mechanicsville, Windy Oaks Animal Farm

African lion being moved from Va. zoo to Fla

A young male African lion at the Virginia Zoo is moving to a new home.

Wednesday - 01/11/2012, 06:07am EST

Tags: lion,