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November/December 2012

Zoogoer November/December 2012


From Zoo & From Zoo


Wild Weather

With 2,000 animals to feed and tend, Zoo staff are on the job every day of the year, even when the weather goes wild. Learn how they cop with cold, heat, and the occasional earthquake.

By Valerie May

Outrunning Extinction

Some of the Zoo's inhabitants are extinct in the wild. That lends an extra urgency to our breeding and conservation effots.

By Isaac Jackson

New Home, New Horizons

The new complex for the Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation is a dazzling as the science and education that go on there.

By Kate Christen