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DC – National Zoo

National Zoo entrance

The Smithsonian National Zoological Park, more commonly known as just the National Zoo, in Washington, D.C. has been in the news recently with excitement of the birth of a panda cub, and subsequently the tragic news of the cub’s death. In fact, when I started writing this article, the cub was alive, so I’ve had to rewrite parts of it. My daughter and I were both very excited about the cub and were distraught to read of her death.

Nevertheless, despite the disappointment of not having a panda cub, the opportunity to view the adult pandas is still an excellent […]