The Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute's care and study of Asian elephants is making a positive impact on the species. Learn more about endrocrinology, global collaboration and the work of Dr. Janine Brown in this video.
The Zoo is open! Entry passes are required for all guests, including infants. Effective July 30, all visitors ages 2 and older are required to wear a mask in all indoor spaces at the Zoo, regardless of their vaccination status. Fully vaccinated visitors do not need to wear a mask in outdoor areas.