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Andean Bears

LOOK: Your Daily Dose Of Zoo Adorableness

Posted 01.28.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Feeling a little down from the dreary weather? This'll cheer you up -- the National Zoo has released an impossibly heart-warming photo o...

LOOK: Get Ready To Fall In Love!

Posted 12.13.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Welcome to the nation's capital, and the world, new baby Andean bear cubs! Just days before the world is (probably not) coming to an ...

Zoo: Andean Bear Pregnant With 2 Cubs

Posted 12.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- In August, the National Zoo's 20-year-old male Andean bear, Nikki, was euthanized after a year's struggle with cancer. The zoo announ...

Bad News For Fans Of 'Really Cool Bear'

The Huffington Post | Eliza LaJoie | Posted 08.08.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Monday was a sad day at the National Zoo. Nikki, a 20-year-old male Andean (or spectacled) bear, was euthanized after a year's strug...