The National Zoological Park and Friends of the National Zoo produce a variety of publications for various audiences.
Smithsonian Zoogoermagazine is our flagship educational publication for FONZ members and general audiences. Smithsonian Zoogoer's lively articles cover wildlife research and conservation as well as natural history and other subjects related to the natural world. Articles are lavishly illustrated with color photography. Full-text articles are available online.
Smithsonian Zoogoer is a benefit of FONZ membership. Those who live outside of a 200-mile radius of Washington, D.C., can join FONZ at the Zoogoer level. The current issue of Smithsonian Zoogoer is also available for purchase at the Zoo.
Each year, National Zoo staff collectively produce more than 100 scientific publications, as well as publications for popular audiences on their scientific results. A complete bibliography is available online, with links to full text, when available.
Included among the scientific publications are many books, some for scientific and professional audiences, others for general audiences. New books are highlighted online.
For education resources such as curriculum guides, go to Education.