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1984_CA_SDWild17CA -- Escondido -- San Diego Zoo's Wild Animal Park
2008_CA_SDWild_A80CA -- Escondido -- San Diego Zoo's Wild Animal Park -- Animals
2008_CA_SDWild_E59CA -- Escondido -- San Diego Zoo's Wild Animal Park -- Not animals
2008_CA_SDWild_S39CA -- Escondido -- San Diego Zoo's Wild Animal Park -- Shows
2011_CA_LA_Zoo104CA -- Los Angeles -- LA Zoo & Botanical Gardens
2007_CA_SDZoo_Bird27CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- San Diego Zoo (Birds)
The very close-up bird continually attacked my camera, pecking at it perhaps because he saw his own reflection. That doesn't explain why he bit my arm when I wasn't watching him though.
2007_CA_SDZoo_Panda11CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- San Diego Zoo (Giant Pandas)
Hand-written sign on the display:
This is Mei Sheng -- he'll be 4 yrs. old on 8/19/07 -- 195 lbs. He may be out of view from this side if he moves behind the center wall to visit w/Su Lin.
Bai Yun + Gao Gao, their parents, are off exhibit today. (Adult pandas are solitary.) Please use quiet...
2007_CA_SDZoo_Koala10CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- San Diego Zoo (Koala)
2007_CA_SDZoo43CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- San Diego Zoo (Main)
2007_CA_SDZoo_Polar17CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- San Diego Zoo (Polar bears)
Frankly, these were my favorite animals in this zoo. They were amazingly entertaining as they swam and wrestled in the water with one another.
2007_CA_SDZoo_Reptile26CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- San Diego Zoo (Reptile House)
2007_CA_SDZoo_Skyfari13CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- San Diego Zoo (Skyfari)
2007_CA_SDZoo_Wild1s22CA -- San Diego -- Balboa Park -- San Diego Zoo (Wild Ones show)
1969_CA_SeaworldSD5CA -- San Diego -- SeaWorld
1984_CA_SeaWorldSD12CA -- San Diego -- SeaWorld
2007_CRI_Zoo_Ave39Costa Rica -- La Garita -- Bird Zoo Wildlife Conservation Park
2002_DC_AquariumDC38DC -- Natl Aquarium
2008_DC_AquariumDC67DC -- Natl Aquarium
2011_DC_AquariumDC45DC -- Natl Aquarium
2002_DC_SINZ_Amazonia3DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Amazonia
2006_DC_SINZ_Amazonia13DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Amazonia
2008_DC_SINZ_Amazonia43DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Amazonia
2010_DC_SINZ_Amazonia61DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Amazonia
The big frog was quite interesting. He/she had a layer of skin which he was shedding. The frog shook off the layer, pushed it over its head, and ate it.
2012_DC_SINZ_Amazonia39DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Amazonia
2016_DC_SINZ_Amazonia4DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Amazonia
2016_DC_SINZ_Bison4DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- American Bison
2019_DC_SINZ_Bison16DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- American Bison
2012_DC_SINZ_BV29DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- American Trail
2016_DC_SINZ_BV8DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- American Trail
1981_DC_SINZ_Bear2DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Bears
1982_DC_SINZ_Bear3DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Bears
1994_DC_SINZ_Bear2DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Bears
1998_DC_SINZ_Bear12DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Bears
1999_DC_SINZ_Bear20DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Bears
2000_DC_SINZ_Bear4DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Bears
2002_DC_SINZ_Bear8DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Bears
2003_DC_SINZ_Bear11DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Bears
2006_DC_SINZ_Bear78DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Bears
Featuring the new sloth bear cub.
2007_DC_SINZ_Bear5DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Bears
2012_DC_SINZ_Bear3DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Bears
2016_DC_SINZ_Bear1DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Bears
1998_DC_SINZ_BV12DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Beaver Valley
1999_DC_SINZ_BV2DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Beaver Valley
2002_DC_SINZ_BV9DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Beaver Valley
2003_DC_SINZ_BV48DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Beaver Valley
2004_DC_SINZ_BV3DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Beaver Valley
2005_DC_SINZ_BV6DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Beaver Valley
2006_DC_SINZ_BV37DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Beaver Valley
2007_DC_SINZ_BV2DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Beaver Valley
2008_DC_SINZ_BV18DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Beaver Valley
2019_DC_SINZ_BV9DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Beaver Valley/American Trail
1981_DC_SINZ_Cat1DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Big Cats
1982_DC_SINZ_Cat8DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Big Cats
1985_DC_SINZ_Cat7DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Big Cats
1994_DC_SINZ_Cat1DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Big Cats
1997_DC_SINZ_Cat85DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Big Cats
1998_DC_SINZ_Cat58DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Big Cats
1999_DC_SINZ_Cat94DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Big Cats
2000_DC_SINZ_Cat2DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Big Cats
2001_DC_SINZ_Cat5DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Big Cats
2002_DC_SINZ_Cat28DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Big Cats
2003_DC_SINZ_Cat46DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Big Cats
2004_DC_SINZ_Cat60DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Big Cats
The National Zoo’s had three male Sumatran tiger cubs born on May 2, 2004. They went on public exhibit in August, 2004, weighing about 30 pounds.
They are the third generation of Sumatran tigers at the National Zoo. They join a multi-generational family at the National Zoo that includes their...
2005_DC_SINZ_Cat71DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Big Cats
Including two batches of new cheetah cubs.
2006_DC_SINZ_Cat59DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Big Cats
Several visits: ...
2007_DC_SINZ_Cat40DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Big Cats
Mostly pictures of the new cheetahs but also includes the fishing cat in the Asia Trail section.
2008_DC_SINZ_Cat24DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Big Cats
2010_DC_SINZ_Cat56DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Big Cats
The lion parents (the dad fathered three cubs with one mother and four with the other) were out for their jaunt. Around noon, they were brought inside so the cubs could come out.
2011_DC_SINZ_Cat35DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Big Cats
All seven of the cubs out in the yard.
2012_DC_SINZ_Cat30DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Big Cats
Including the new cheetah cubs.
2019_DC_SINZ_Cat36DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Big Cats
2010_DC_SINZ_CatC_10122464DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Big Cats (cubs outing)
The cubs starting coming out the previous weekend. Awww...
The cubs, born in August and September, have been introduced to their father inside the storage pens but they haven't been allowed outside together. There's a chance that dad will kill the male cubs if he doesn't recognize them as his own and...
1996_DC_SINZ_Bird1DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Bird House
1999_DC_SINZ_Bird3DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Bird House
2000_DC_SINZ_Bird3DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Bird House
2002_DC_SINZ_Bird3DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Bird House
2003_DC_SINZ_Bird8DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Bird House
2005_DC_SINZ_Bird19DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Bird House
2006_DC_SINZ_Bird29DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Bird House
2010_DC_SINZ_Bird7DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Bird House
2013_DC_SINZ_Bird33DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Bird House
2006_DC_SINZ_Halloween8DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Boo at the Zoo Halloween decorations
2008_DC_SINZ_Halloween3DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Boo at the Zoo Halloween decorations
2010_DC_SINZ_Halloween6DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Boo at the Zoo Halloween decorations
2012_DC_SINZ_Carousel118DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Carousel
2013_DC_SINZ_Carousel10DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Carousel
2019_DC_SINZ_Carousel1DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Carousel
2003_DC_SINZ_Const10DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Construction Projects
2004_DC_SINZ_Const11DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Construction Projects
2005_DC_SINZ_Const28DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Construction Projects
2006_DC_SINZ_Const36DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Construction Projects
2007_DC_SINZ_Const3DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Construction Projects
2008_DC_SINZ_Const63DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Construction Projects
2009_DC_SINZ_Const15DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Construction Projects
2012_DC_SINZ_Const2DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Construction Projects
2014_DC_SINZ_Const5DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Construction Projects
2016_DC_SINZ_Const3DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Construction Projects
2017_DC_SINZ_Const4DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Construction Projects
2010_DC_SINZ_Const90DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Construction Projects -- Elephant Trails etc
Many of these pictures were taken during a FONZ-sponsored tour of the new Elephant Trails project. They still need money for this project so there's a donation campaign going on. Hop to the FONZ web site at http://www.fonz.org to learn more about that.

Info about Elephant Trails:
The National Zoo...
2004_DC_SINZ_Tile2DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Donor Tiles
2006_DC_SINZ_Tile4DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Donor Tiles
These are the various donor tiles I've paid for at the Zoo over the years.
2019_DC_SINZ_Tile1DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Donor Tiles
1981_DC_SINZ_Elephant8DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Elephant House/Trail
1996_DC_SINZ_Elephant4DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Elephant House/Trail
1997_DC_SINZ_Elephant9DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Elephant House/Trail
1998_DC_SINZ_Elephant18DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Elephant House/Trail
1999_DC_SINZ_Elephant16DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Elephant House/Trail
2002_DC_SINZ_Elephant41DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Elephant House/Trail
2003_DC_SINZ_Elephant29DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Elephant House/Trail
2004_DC_SINZ_Elephant16DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Elephant House/Trail
2005_DC_SINZ_Elephant3DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Elephant House/Trail
2006_DC_SINZ_Elephant48DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Elephant House/Trail
Pictures taken 11/19 were taken during a Kandula-anniversary event.
2007_DC_SINZ_Elephant31DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Elephant House/Trail
2008_DC_SINZ_Elephant56DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Elephant House/Trail
2009_DC_SINZ_Elephant7DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Elephant House/Trail
Including my last shots of Happy the Hippo who was sent off to another zoo a few weeks later.

Happy the Hippopotamus Leaves the National Zoo for Milwaukee
Happy, the National Zoo's 28-year-old Nile hippopotamus, was transported on September 28, 2009, to his new home at the Milwaukee County Zoo in...
2010_DC_SINZ_Elephant25DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Elephant House/Trail
2012_DC_SINZ_Elephant12DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Elephant House/Trail
2013_DC_SINZ_Elephant47DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Elephant House/Trail
2016_DC_SINZ_Elephant5DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Elephant House/Trail
2019_DC_SINZ_Elephant40DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Elephant House/Trail
2014_DC_SINZ_125th8DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Exhibit: 125th Anniversary
2015_DC_SINZ_125th4DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Exhibit: 125th Anniversary
2016_DC_SINZ_125th44DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Exhibit: 125th Anniversary
2019_DC_SINZ_125th62DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Exhibit: 125th Anniversary
2019_DC_SINZ_Smokey38DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Exhibit: Celebrate Smokey: 75 Years of Fighting Wildfires
Celebrate Smokey: 75 Years of Fighting Wildfires
May 23, 2019 – May 22, 2020
A new Smokey Bear outdoor exhibit at Smithsonian’s National Zoo invites visitors to look back at the legacy of one of the most famous residents in the Zoo’s 130-year history. As visitors stroll through the exhibit, they will...
2019_DC_SINZ_DInoRoars38DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Exhibit: DinoRoars
DinoRoars
June 1 to August 31, 2019
It's a summer of prehistoric proportions! From June 1 to Aug. 31, take a self-guided safari around the Zoo to meet dinosaurs that move, roar and even spit water. Be sure to spot all six animatronic dinosaurs, from a baby stegosaurus to an enormous T. rex weighing...
2019_DC_SINZ_Bee26DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Exhibit: Me and the Bee
2016_DC_SINZ_Washed_Ashore99DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Exhibit: Washed Ashore
Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea
May 27, 2016 – September 5, 2016
This summer, experience Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea, a larger-than-life exhibit of 17 marine wildlife sculptures—from jellyfish to sharks—made entirely of plastic pollution directly recovered from oceans. Placed throughout the...
2019_DC_SINZ_Backyard13DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Exhibit: Zoo in Your Backyard
2002_DC_SINZ_PandaVC1DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant Panda Visitor Areas (David M. Rubenstein Family Giant Panda Habitat)
2006_DC_SINZ_PandaVC20DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant Panda Visitor Areas (David M. Rubenstein Family Giant Panda Habitat)
2010_DC_SINZ_PandaVC1DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant Panda Visitor Areas (David M. Rubenstein Family Giant Panda Habitat)
2012_DC_SINZ_PandaVC3DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant Panda Visitor Areas (David M. Rubenstein Family Giant Panda Habitat)
2015_DC_SINZ_PandaVC43DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant Panda Visitor Areas (David M. Rubenstein Family Giant Panda Habitat)
2019_DC_SINZ_PandaVC118DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant Panda Visitor Areas (David M. Rubenstein Family Giant Panda Habitat)
1981_DC_SINZ_Panda2DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant Pandas
1998_DC_SINZ_Panda16DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant Pandas
1999_DC_SINZ_Panda1DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant Pandas
2000_DC_SINZ_Panda1DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant Pandas
Condolence poster for Hsing-Hsing.
2001_DC_SINZ_Panda19DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant Pandas
They had put the two adults together trying to see if they'd mate. Not quite...
2002_DC_SINZ_Panda82DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant Pandas
2003_DC_SINZ_Panda20DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant Pandas
2004_DC_SINZ_Panda10DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant Pandas
2005_DC_SINZ_Panda24DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant Pandas
2006_DC_SINZ_Panda253DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant Pandas
Mostly pictures of Tai Shan, the cub
2007_DC_SINZ_Panda9DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant Pandas
2008_DC_SINZ_Panda6DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant Pandas
2010_DC_SINZ_Panda126DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant Pandas
I photographed Tai Shan a bit before he was sent back to China on February 4. His final goodbye celebration was during a snow day.
2012_DC_SINZ_Panda5DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant Pandas
2013_DC_SINZ_Panda14DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant Pandas
2014_DC_SINZ_Panda41DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant Pandas
Another chance to visit Bao Bao, the new panda cub. Also the one-year birthday event for him -- with surprisingly bad access for members.
2015_DC_SINZ_Panda13DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant Pandas
2019_DC_SINZ_Panda67DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Giant Pandas
Pics taken way too early in the morning during the member event before the Bye Bye, Bei Bei public celebration of Bei Bei's departure for China.
1998_DC_SINZ_Invert2DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Invertebrates
2002_DC_SINZ_Invert12DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Invertebrates
2003_DC_SINZ_Invert24DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Invertebrates
2005_DC_SINZ_Invert28DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Invertebrates
2006_DC_SINZ_Invert10DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Invertebrates
2008_DC_SINZ_Invert23DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Invertebrates
2010_DC_SINZ_Invert20DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Invertebrates
2012_DC_SINZ_Invert16DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Invertebrates
2014_DC_SINZ_Invert3DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Invertebrates
The exhibit is closed.
2004_DC_SINZ_Farm17DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Kids' Farm
2005_DC_SINZ_Farm5DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Kids' Farm
2008_DC_SINZ_Farm5DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Kids' Farm
2010_DC_SINZ_Farm3DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Kids' Farm
2012_DC_SINZ_Farm1DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Kids' Farm
2019_DC_SINZ_Farm3DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Kids' Farm
1981_DC_SINZ_Main6DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Parts not covered elsewhere
1982_DC_SINZ_Main2DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Parts not covered elsewhere
1983_DC_SINZ_Main1DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Parts not covered elsewhere
1997_DC_SINZ_Main1DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Parts not covered elsewhere
1998_DC_SINZ_Main24DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Parts not covered elsewhere
1999_DC_SINZ_Main22DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Parts not covered elsewhere
2000_DC_SINZ_Main10DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Parts not covered elsewhere
2001_DC_SINZ_Main1DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Parts not covered elsewhere
2002_DC_SINZ_Main18DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Parts not covered elsewhere
2003_DC_SINZ_Main18DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Parts not covered elsewhere
2004_DC_SINZ_Main11DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Parts not covered elsewhere
2005_DC_SINZ_Main25DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Parts not covered elsewhere
2006_DC_SINZ_Main32DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Parts not covered elsewhere
Including photos of the new Asia Trail section.
2007_DC_SINZ_Main2DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Parts not covered elsewhere
2008_DC_SINZ_Main13DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Parts not covered elsewhere
2010_DC_SINZ_Main25DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Parts not covered elsewhere
2011_DC_SINZ_Main3DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Parts not covered elsewhere
2012_DC_SINZ_Main11DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Parts not covered elsewhere
Including the ant-eater.
2014_DC_SINZ_Main4DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Parts not covered elsewhere
They're still working on constructing the new parking garage.
2015_DC_SINZ_Main6DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Parts not covered elsewhere
2016_DC_SINZ_Main12DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Parts not covered elsewhere
2019_DC_SINZ_Main26DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Parts not covered elsewhere
1982_DC_SINZ_Prairie3DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Prairie Dogs
1998_DC_SINZ_Prairie27DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Prairie Dogs
1999_DC_SINZ_Prairie25DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Prairie Dogs
2000_DC_SINZ_Prairie14DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Prairie Dogs
2002_DC_SINZ_Prairie16DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Prairie Dogs
2005_DC_SINZ_Prairie11DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Prairie Dogs
2006_DC_SINZ_Prairie6DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Prairie Dogs
2008_DC_SINZ_Prairie6DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Prairie Dogs
2012_DC_SINZ_Prairie5DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Prairie Dogs
2016_DC_SINZ_Prairie3DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Prairie Dogs
1981_DC_SINZ_Primate2DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Primates
1997_DC_SINZ_Primate1DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Primates
1998_DC_SINZ_Primate10DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Primates
1999_DC_SINZ_Primate10DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Primates
2001_DC_SINZ_Primate1DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Primates
2002_DC_SINZ_Primate4DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Primates
2003_DC_SINZ_Primate4DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Primates
2004_DC_SINZ_Primate9DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Primates
2005_DC_SINZ_Primate4DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Primates
2006_DC_SINZ_Primate7DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Primates
2009_DC_SINZ_Primate20DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Primates
There was a new western lowland gorilla baby female born on January 10th. They'll have a contest to name her.
2010_DC_SINZ_Primate14DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Primates
2012_DC_SINZ_Primate7DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Primates
2016_DC_SINZ_Primate5DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Primates
2019_DC_SINZ_Primate20DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Primates
1982_DC_SINZ_Art2DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Public Art
1997_DC_SINZ_Art4DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Public Art
1998_DC_SINZ_Art6DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Public Art
1999_DC_SINZ_Art5DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Public Art
2000_DC_SINZ_Art2DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Public Art
2002_DC_SINZ_Art6DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Public Art
2003_DC_SINZ_Art4DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Public Art
2004_DC_SINZ_Art2DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Public Art
2005_DC_SINZ_Art5DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Public Art
2006_DC_SINZ_Art11DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Public Art
2007_DC_SINZ_Art6DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Public Art
2008_DC_SINZ_Art113DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Public Art
2010_DC_SINZ_Art34DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Public Art
2011_DC_SINZ_Art2DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Public Art
2012_DC_SINZ_Art29DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Public Art
2015_DC_SINZ_Art1DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Public Art
2016_DC_SINZ_Art3DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Public Art
2019_DC_SINZ_Art47DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Public Art
2004_DC_SINZ_RPanda7DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Red Pandas
2005_DC_SINZ_RPanda11DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Red Pandas
2006_DC_SINZ_RPanda38DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Red Pandas
2007_DC_SINZ_RPanda12DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Red Pandas
2011_DC_SINZ_RPanda15DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Red Pandas
2012_DC_SINZ_RPanda2DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Red Pandas
2019_DC_SINZ_RPanda20DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Red Pandas
1982_DC_SINZ_Reptile4DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Reptile House
1998_DC_SINZ_Reptile1DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Reptile House
1999_DC_SINZ_Reptile2DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Reptile House
2000_DC_SINZ_Reptile5DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Reptile House
2003_DC_SINZ_Reptile10DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Reptile House
2004_DC_SINZ_Reptile10DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Reptile House
2005_DC_SINZ_Reptile17DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Reptile House
2006_DC_SINZ_Reptile24DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Reptile House
2008_DC_SINZ_Reptile1DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Reptile House
2010_DC_SINZ_Reptile39DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Reptile House
2012_DC_SINZ_Reptile12DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Reptile House
2011_DC_SINZ_Holt90DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Science Resource and Collaboration Center (Holt House)
2019_DC_SINZ_Holt50DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Science Resource and Collaboration Center (Holt House)
1983_DC_SINZ_Mammal1DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Small Mammal House
1998_DC_SINZ_Mammal3DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Small Mammal House
1999_DC_SINZ_Mammal7DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Small Mammal House
2000_DC_SINZ_Mammal4DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Small Mammal House
2002_DC_SINZ_Mammal18DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Small Mammal House
2003_DC_SINZ_Mammal38DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Small Mammal House
2004_DC_SINZ_Mammal15DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Small Mammal House
2005_DC_SINZ_Mammal31DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Small Mammal House
2006_DC_SINZ_Mammal3DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Small Mammal House
2008_DC_SINZ_Mammal17DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Small Mammal House
2010_DC_SINZ_Mammal14DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Small Mammal House
2008_DC_Zoo_Lights8DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Zoo Lights (2008)
Not quite the same thing during the daytime.
2010_DC_Zoo_Lights94DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Zoo Lights (2010)
2010_DC_Zoo_LightsGB70DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Zoo Lights (2010) -- Gingerbread house competition and trains
2010 Gin-GRR-bread Habitat Competition Entries
In 2010, the National Zoo welcomed seven new lion cubs to their pride. Winners of the competition were awarded a behind-the-scenes tour for six to meet the cubs.
Each habitat was judged on:
* Relation to the theme: A Gin-GRR-Bread Habitat for the...
2011_DC_Zoo_Lights87DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Zoo Lights (2011)
2011_DC_Zoo_LightsGB57DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Zoo Lights (2011) -- Gingerbread house competition and trains
This year's theme was the Kid's Farm, which State Farm Insurance had donated $1.4 million to the Zoo to keep open.
2013_DC_Zoo_Lights_201292DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Zoo Lights (2012)
2013_DC_Zoo_LightsGB_201295DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Zoo Lights (2012) -- Gingerbread house competition and trains
Friends of the National Zoo: 2012 Gin-GRR-bread Habitat Competition -- A Winter's Tail on American Trail:
'Twas the night before ZooLights, and all through the Trail,
Not a keeper was stirring; they’d turned in their pails.
The creatures were opening enclosures with care,
All ready to party in...
2013_DC_Zoo_Lights_2013100DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Zoo Lights (2013)
2013_DC_Zoo_LightsGB_2013111DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Zoo Lights (2013) -- Gingerbread house competition, trains and Andy Byers Fantastical Paper Animals
Friends of the National Zoo: 2013 Gin-GRR-bread Habitat Competition
Stalking in a Zoolights Wonderland
"Tiger stripes laced with snowflakes
A winter evening, cubs are awake!
A beautiful sight,
They're playing outside tonight
Stalking in a ZooLights wonderland!"
This year’s Gin-GRR-bread Habitat...
2015_DC_Zoo_Lights67DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Zoo Lights (2015)
2015_DC_Zoo_LightsGB52DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Zoo Lights (2015) -- Gingerbread house competition and trains
2016_DC_Zoo_Lights48DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Zoo Lights (2016)
2016_DC_Zoo_LightsGB40DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Zoo Lights (2016) -- Gingerbread house competition and trains
2017_DC_Zoo_Lights46DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Zoo Lights (2017)
2018_DC_Zoo_Lights29DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Zoo Lights (2018)
No gingerbread house competition this time!
2019_DC_Zoo_Lights68DC -- Natl Zoological Park -- Zoo Lights (2019)
The main new feature this year were called "Animal Lanterns" which were pretty cool.
2006_FL_Flamingo131FL -- Fort Lauderdale -- Flamingo Gardens
The was an interesting place so the pictures are divided by subject: ...
2003_FL_Animal69FL -- Lake Buena Vista -- Disney's Animal Kingdom
2006_GA_ZooAtlanta89GA -- Atlanta -- Zoo Atlanta
Pandas:

Lun Lun (pronounced loon loon)
Date of birth: August 25, 1997
Sex: female
Weight: 105-115kg (231-254 lbs)

Lun Lun's birth name given to her by keepers in Chengdu was Hua Hua. Lun Lun was renamed by a Taiwanese rock star, Su Huilun, who "adopted" her at the Chengdu Research...
2008_KY_Louisville_ZooA64KY -- Louisville -- Louisville Zoo -- Animals
2008_KY_Louisville_ZooB29KY -- Louisville -- Louisville Zoo -- Birds
2008_KY_Louisville_Zoo60KY -- Louisville -- Louisville Zoo -- The grounds themselves
2007_LA_BREC_Zoo71LA -- Baton Rouge -- BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo
2005_MD_Maryland_Zoo34MD -- Baltimore -- Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
2006_MD_Maryland_Zoo26MD -- Baltimore -- Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
2005_MD_Salisbury_Zoo22MD -- Salisbury -- Salisbury Zoo
2008_MO_SLZoo67MO -- St. Louis -- St. Louis Zoo
2008_MO_SLZooB44MO -- St. Louis -- St. Louis Zoo -- Buildings
2013_MS_Jackson_Zoo64MS -- Jackson -- Jackson Zoo
2007_PA_Natl_Aviary62PA -- Pittsburgh -- National Aviary
2007_SC_Riverbanks_Garden42SC -- Columbia -- Riverbanks Zoological Park & Botanical Garden -- Garden
2007_SC_Riverbanks_Koala14SC -- Columbia -- Riverbanks Zoological Park & Botanical Garden -- Koalas
2007_SC_Riverbanks_Zoo79SC -- Columbia -- Riverbanks Zoological Park & Botanical Garden -- Main
2011_TN_Tenn_Aquarium136TN -- Chattanooga -- Tennessee Aquarium
2011_TN_Tenn_Aquarium_Jelly30TN -- Chattanooga -- Tennessee Aquarium -- Jelly Fish
2011_TN_Tenn_AquariumS11TN -- Chattanooga -- Tennessee Aquarium Sidewalk
2007_TN_Zoo_Grassmere19TN -- Nashville -- Nashville Zoo at Grassmere
2006_UT_Tracy_Aviary71UT -- Salt Lake City -- Tracy Aviary
2019_UT_Tracy_Aviary150UT -- Salt Lake City -- Tracy Aviary
2006_UT_Hogle83UT -- Salt Lake City -- Utah's Hogle Zoo
2019_UT_Hogle196UT -- Salt Lake City -- Utah's Hogle Zoo
2006_UT_Hogle_Show43UT -- Salt Lake City -- Utah's Hogle Zoo -- Bird show
2019_UT_Hogle_Show89UT -- Salt Lake City -- Utah's Hogle Zoo -- Bird show
2006_UT_Hogle_Butterfly14UT -- Salt Lake City -- Utah's Hogle Zoo -- Butterfly House
2019_UT_Hogle_Chalk19UT -- Salt Lake City -- Utah's Hogle Zoo -- Exhibit: Chalk Art Festival
Chalk Art Festival
The Zoo will be holding its first Chalk Art Festival, on July 12-13, 2019. We are inviting a few, select artists to participate in this first show. We are excited to feature chalk art of some of our iconic animals here at the Zoo and expect our visitors to be excited and enthusiastic...
2019_UT_Hogle_Drinking14UT -- Salt Lake City -- Utah's Hogle Zoo -- Exhibit: Underage Drinking
I have no idea why this exhibit was in the zoo but what the heck.
2019_UT_Hogle_Washed70UT -- Salt Lake City -- Utah's Hogle Zoo -- Exhibit: Washed Ashore
Washed Ashore
Art to Save the Sea
May 24th – September 30th, 2018
Washed Ashore builds and exhibits aesthetically powerful art to educate a global audience about plastic pollution in oceans and waterways and spark positive changes in consumer habits.
The Washed Ashore sculptures are constructed...
2019_UT_Hogle_Art62UT -- Salt Lake City -- Utah's Hogle Zoo -- Other Art
2011_VA_SCBI72VA -- Front Royal -- Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI)
Behind-the-Scenes at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
Pictures here were taken during two FONZ-sponsored visits out to the Front Royal facility. In April, we went out to see the new cheetah cubs. In October, we went out to see the new red panda cubs.
2012_VA_SCBI69VA -- Front Royal -- Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI)
2011_VA_SCBI_Cheetahs58VA -- Front Royal -- Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) -- Cheetahs
In December 2010, the Zoo celebrated the birth of two cheetah cubs at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI)—the Zoo facility in Front Royal, Virginia. The cubs were born to two separate females (the first, a male, to five-year-old Amani on December 6, the second, a female, to...
2011_VA_SCBI_RPanda20VA -- Front Royal -- Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) -- Red Pandas
Behind-the-Scenes at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
Please join us for an unforgettable day in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains at the National Zoo’s Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) near Front Royal, Virginia. You will have the opportunity to participate in...
2000_VA_CRC7VA -- Front Royal -- Smithsonian Conservation Research Center (CRC)
2004_VA_CRC27VA -- Front Royal -- Smithsonian Conservation Research Center (CRC)
2005_VA_CRC36VA -- Front Royal -- Smithsonian Conservation Research Center (CRC)
2007_VA_CRC34VA -- Front Royal -- Smithsonian Conservation Research Center (CRC)
2008_VA_CRC41VA -- Front Royal -- Smithsonian Conservation Research Center (CRC)
2006_VA_Norfolk_ZooCat14VA -- Norfolk -- Virginia Zoo -- Big Cats
2006_VA_Norfolk_ZooGiraffe24VA -- Norfolk -- Virginia Zoo -- Giraffe
2006_VA_Norfolk_ZooMain49VA -- Norfolk -- Virginia Zoo -- Main
2006_VA_Norfolk_ZooMeer39VA -- Norfolk -- Virginia Zoo -- Meerkats
2005_VA_Maymont_Zoo1VA -- Richmond -- Maymont Park -- Zoo
2013_VA_Maymont_Zoo32VA -- Richmond -- Maymont Park -- Zoo
2008_VA_MM_Zoo22VA -- Roanoke -- Mill Mountain Zoo
2007_WV_Oglebay_Zoo58WV -- Wheeling -- Oglebay Park -- Good Zoo


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2020_03_22B1_Cherry102DC -- Cherry Blossoms around the Tidal Basin (2020)
The cherry blossoms peaked but it was Covid-19 time. I had not intended to see the cherry blossoms this time because of Covid-19 but the weather was great. I decided to avoid the crowds and see them at West Potomac Park (Hains Point) instead of the main Tidal Basin but WPP was closed and, as I was f... (Partially reviewed)
2020_03_01D1_Cumar292AFI -- Capital Irish Film Festival (2020) -- "Cumar: A Galway Rhapsody" (w/Aodh Ó Coileáin) plus closing reception with fiddlers Susan Collins and Michael Wynch
Cumar: A Galway Rhapsody Special Features: Q&A with director Aodh Ó Coileáin, plus post-screening reception sponsored by the Embassy of Ireland and live music by fiddlers Susan Collins and Michael Wynch. The diverse glories of the city of Galway, celebrated in song, performance and image, make this ... (Partially reviewed)
2020_02_27D1_Bump219AFI -- Capital Irish Film Festival (2020) -- "A Bump Along the Way" opening night event w/reception
BUMP ALONG THE WAY, A Fun-loving, single mom Pamela (Bronagh Gallagher, THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD) knows how to have a good time — and she's not about to let a little thing like middle age stop her. Her teenage daughter Allegra (Lola Petticrew, winner of the New Talent Award at the 2... (Partially reviewed)
2020_03_14A1_Purple_Line14MD -- Purple Line
2020_02_23D_ObamaP142Politics & Prose -- Taina Caragol, Dorothy Moss, Richard J. Powell and Kim Sajet ("The Obama Portraits")
Taina Caragol, Dorothy Moss, Richard J. Powell and Kim Sajet - The Obama Portraits The first commissioned presidential portraits by African American artists, the paintings of Barack and Michelle Obama, by Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald, respectively, reside in the National Portrait Gallery, where the... (Partially reviewed)


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