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Squirrels, Raptors Have A New Best Friend In Washington

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 09.05.2013 | Green

Indigenous wildlife in the nation's capital goes well beyond Democrats and Republicans. In fact the District has "hundreds of species," says Anne ...

Eat A Hot Dog, Save A City Dog

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 05.28.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Here's a summer restaurant promotion to wag your tail about: From June 2 to 9 at Vinoteca Wine Bar, $1 from every hot dog sale will bene...

LOOK: Hi Hank!

Posted 05.03.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Say hello to Hank! The National Zoo let Facebook users choose the name of their newest sloth bear, and Hank it is. The four-month-old...

Sometimes A Puppy Thief Has A Cat Tattoo

Posted 04.27.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- It would have been the "purr"-fect crime had a security camera not caught an alleged puppy thief, with a distinctive cat tattoo, in acti...

D.C.'s Bald Eagle Family Is Totally Wonderful To Watch

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 04.17.2013 | DC

In case you needed a new way to gawk at awesome baby animals while you're at work: A family of bald eagles -- two babies and their parents -- living i...

LOOK: Puppies, Models And Members Of Congress

Posted 04.16.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Last Saturday night, the Washington Humane Society's 7th annual Fashion for Paws event raised nearly $700,000 combining three of D.C.'s ...

National Zoo's Elephants Get $56 Million New Home

Posted 03.20.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The National Zoo is about to unveil its new space for three Asain elephants. Ambika, Shanthi and Kandula will be on view this weekend in...

LOOK: Adorable Ducks Take A Guided Tour Through D.C.

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 03.01.2013 | DC

Around 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Harald Olsen, a Korean translator looking for work -- "casualty of the sequester," he says -- thought he was about to go h...

Arin Greenwood

LOOK: AMAZING Northern Virginia Wildlife Photos

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 02.08.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Brian Balik is looking for flying squirrels. In Northern Virginia. "That's right, the D.C. area is home to many flying squirrels," he...

LOOK: Cute New Baby Flamingo!

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 08.18.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Hi there fluffy little guy. Or gal. The National Zoo isn't sure yet if their new baby flamingo -- baby flamingo! -- is a boy or a gi...

LOOK: Cute Local Animals That Need Homes

Posted 03.25.2012 | DC

There are some gorgeous Pit Bulls and Cocker Spaniels up for adoption in this week's slideshow -- a darn cute cat and bunny, too. These lovely pet...