The giant panda has been taken off the endangered species list after decades of conservation efforts. But the Eastern gorilla was added.
By Gretchen Frazee
While Washington D.C. residents hunkered down on Saturday as Winter Storm Jonas battered a large swath of the Eastern Seaboard, the Smithsonian National Zoo's giant panda Tian Tian basked in snowy bliss.
By Andrew Mach
Washington's newest giant panda cub is nameless no more. Call him Bei Bei. Michelle Obama and her Chinese counterpart, Peng Liyuan, revealed the name Friday during a tour of the panda house at the Smithsonian's National Zoo.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
The National Zoo's giant panda Mei Xiang gave birth to twin cubs on Saturday in Washington D.C., the zoo confirmed.
By Andrew Mach
By Carey Reed
A recent survey in China showed that the number of wild pandas in the country has been steadily increasing over the last decade, authorities said during a press conference on Saturday.
Giant panda Mei Xiang gave birth at the Smithsonian's National Zoo on August 23.
By Online DA
The giant panda is an endangered species, threatened by destruction of their natural habitats and low birth rates. At zoos, like Smithsonian's National Zoo, veterinarians and zoologists attempt to understand the reproductive cycle of these large mammals to prevent their…
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