Smithsonian's National Zoo

Adorable Leopard Cubs Debut At National Zoo For First Time

The two newest additions to the Smithsonian National Zoo’s Asia Trail made their public debut this week, but if you want the chance to visit them, you’ll have to plan accordingly. A pair of leopard cubs will now call the zoo home. It marks the first time the facility, which has featured adult...
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BrewLights at ZooLights

Friends of the National Zoo's hoppiest holiday event, BrewLights, a ticketed microbrew and craft beer event, will take place during ZooLights, Powered by Pepco -- Thursday, November 29th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Guests can enjoy beer tastings from dozens of breweries and sample complimentary snacks,...
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ZooLights -- Powered by Pepco -- is bigger and brighter than ever this season! Join the Smithsonian's National Zoo in celebrating the holidays with its annual free lights festival. The Zoo will be illuminated for 37 nights -- from November 23rd through January 1st, 2019 (except Dec. 24, 25, and 31...
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