The National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. will open at 10 a.m., the National Portrait Gallery and the Smithsonian American Art Museum will open at 11:30 a.m.; all other museums in Washington, D.C. and the National Zoo will be closed today, March 17.
It's been a gigantic renovation project, with big goals and mammoth-sized plans. Now, the project
is complete. Visit our largest residents and explore their new home at the newly-completed Elephant Trails and Elephant Community Center.
By Anne Goddard
Important clues about an animal's health, stress levels and pregnancy status are among the many things that can be
discovered by collecting and investigating an unexpected source: poop.
By Phyllis McIntosh
365 Days of Zoo
Three bouncing baby bear cubs have taken over our hearts, and bring new hope for two vulnerable species.