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Jewels of Appalachia Jewels of Appalachia
October 17, 2015 – Indefinitely

Visitors can peer into the underground world of salamanders and learn why the tiny creatures are critical to the Appalachian ecosystem—home to more salamander species than any other region on the planet—as well as what Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) scientists are doing to save them.

National Zoo
Coral Lab Coral Lab
June 25, 2015 – Permanent

Learn about the amazing life of corals, their threats and the bold work Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute scientists are undertaking to conserve them.

National Zoo
American Bison American Bison
August 30, 2014 – Permanent

See American bison—the animal that inspired the founding of the National Zoo.

National Zoo
American Trail American Trail
September 1, 2012 – Permanent

Visit the American Trail, the Zoo's new home for seals, sea lions, and brown pelicans, which is modeled on the central California coast. Also located here are bald eagles, gray wolves, North American river otters, beavers, and ravens.

National Zoo
The Inside Story: Radiography The Inside Story: Radiography
May 21, 2012 – Permanent

View interesting X-rays to learn how animals move, eat, and play.

National Zoo
New Animals at the Zoo New Animals at the Zoo
Ongoing – Permanent

Visit some of the newest members of the Zoo family.

National Zoo
Elephant Trails Elephant Trails
September 3, 2010 – Permanent

As part of the Zoo's campaign to save Asian elephants, this expanded and transformed home for the Zoo's Asian elephants provides new indoor and outdoor space and features a variety of habitats that support the natural behavior of the multi-generational herd.

National Zoo
Giant Panda Habitat, David M. Rubenstein Family Giant Panda Habitat, David M. Rubenstein Family
October 17, 2006 – Permanent

Giant panda cub Bao Bao is now on exhibit! Bao Bao is now spending much of her time in the trees of her outdoor exhibit where she can sometimes be difficult to see. Sharp eyes will spot her. The Panda House will remain closed while our team and Mei Xiang care for Bei Bei. As always, you can watch on the panda cams and see Tian Tian and Bao Bao outside.

National Zoo
Asia Trail Asia Trail
October 17, 2006 – Permanent

Asia Trail is home to the following Asian species: sloth bears, fishing cats, red pandas, clouded leopards, Asian small-clawed otters, giant pandas, and Japanese giant salamander.

National Zoo
Prairie Dog Playland Prairie Dog Playland
November 19, 2005 – Permanent

This prairie-dog-themed playground, designed for children ages 2-6, reveals a prairie-dog's perspective on survival.

National Zoo
Kids' Farm Kids' Farm
June 12, 2004 – Permanent

This child-friendly exhibition reveals that most of the food we eat comes from a farm and allows visitors to lend a hand around the farm.

National Zoo
Lemur Island Lemur Island
October 18, 2001 – Permanent

This open-air exhibition is home to both ring-tailed and red-fronted lemurs.

National Zoo
Reptile Discovery Center Reptile Discovery Center
– Permanent

The Reptile Discovery Center is an interactive exhibition that features some 70 species of reptiles and amphibians.

National Zoo
Great Cats: Lions and Tigers Great Cats: Lions and Tigers
October 1, 1998 – Permanent

See living, breathing, roaring Sumatran tigers and African lions and learn more about these endangered animals.

National Zoo
Bird House and the Outdoor Flight Exhibit Bird House and the Outdoor Flight Exhibit
– Permanent

The National Zoo is home to hundreds of birds from all over the world.

National Zoo
Think Tank Think Tank
October 27, 1995 – Permanent

This exhibition explores the biology and evolution of animal thinking, focusing on primates.

National Zoo
Amazonia Amazonia
November 18, 1992 – Permanent

Animals and plants of the New World are included in this rain forest habitat featuring a re-created microcosm of the world's largest rain forest and the Amazon River.

National Zoo
Cheetah Conservation Station Cheetah Conservation Station
August 19, 1992 – Permanent

Cheetahs and other animals of the African savanna can be seen engaged in natural behaviors in a grassland setting similar to their natural habitat.

National Zoo
Gibbon Ridge Gibbon Ridge
May 14, 1988 – Permanent

Gibbon Ridge is home to three groups of white-cheeked gibbons and a group of siamangs.

National Zoo
Small Mammal House Small Mammal House
April 1, 1983 – Permanent

Most species in the Zoo's Small Mammal House are no bigger than a breadbox.

National Zoo

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