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National Zoo Pandas

You'll Thank This Woman For Watching 8 Hours Of Baby Panda Live Cams Every Day

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 05.28.2014 | Green

Little pandas grow up so fast. One second they're barely a pound, little more than a fragile and endangered wiggling worm, next thing you know they're...

Amanda Terkel

'Stupid Government' Shuts Down Zoo, Angering Tourists

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The National Zoo usually gets up and running around 10 a.m., as visitors roll in to see the elephants, cheetahs and, of course, the belo...

The Fascinating Explanation For Why Panda Babies Are So Small

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 09.03.2013 | Green

The panda baby born at the National Zoo in Washington just over a week ago was pink, wriggly and almost impossibly small -- about a third of a pound a...

We Have A Cub!!!

Posted 08.23.2013 | Green

Congratulations to Mei Xiang and the National Zoo on the new panda baby! A cub is born! First photo of the cub, born today at 5:32 p.m. pic.twitter...

PANDA-MONIUM!

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 07.23.2013 | DC

Here's something to keep you occupied while you wait for the royal baby: the Smithsonian National Zoo's panda cams are back! The two cameras, whic...

Who's The Daddy?

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 04.10.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If National Zoo giant panda Mei Xiang gets pregnant and gives birth to a cub this year, the zoo will run a paternity analysis to determi...

LOOK: Is Mei Xiang Pregnant?

Posted 08.21.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- It's hard not to get our hopes up about this one. The National Zoo sent out an announcement on Monday that its female giant panda, M...

National Zoo Live Tweets Panda Insemination

Posted 04.30.2012 | Green

By Clara Moskowitz, LiveScience Senior Writer: Spring is in the air, and baby panda-making is in the minds of zookeepers at the Smithsonian's Natio...