Press Release Archive

An archive of press releases from Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute.

Peter Leimgruber Named Director of Conservation and Science at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute

February 08, 2024

Public Can Help Name Cotton-Top Tamarins at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute

February 05, 2024

White-Naped Crane Dies at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute

January 31, 2024

Giant Pandas Depart Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute for China

November 08, 2023

Oriole Chicks Receive Names Following a Public Vote

October 27, 2023

New Technologies Track Prairie Dogs and Map Their Burrows for the First Time

October 24, 2023

Public Can Help Name Orchard Oriole Chicks at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute

October 23, 2023

ZooLights Returns Nov. 24 to Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute

October 06, 2023

Operating Status Update

September 29, 2023

Litter of Five Cheetah Cubs Are Born at Front Royal Campus, Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute

September 21, 2023

Media Advisory: Giant Pandas Celebrate Panda Palooza Beginning September 23

September 18, 2023

Boo at the Zoo Returns Oct. 20, 21 and 22

September 11, 2023

Smithsonian’s National Zoo Hosts Panda Palooza: A Giant Farewell, Sept. 23 to Oct. 1

September 06, 2023

Zoo Evacuation Aug. 29

August 29, 2023

Giant Panda Tian Tian Celebrates Birthday

August 27, 2023

New Technique Could Facilitate Rapid Cryopreservation of All Coral Species

August 23, 2023

Giant Panda Xiao Qi Ji Celebrates Third Birthday

August 21, 2023

Media Advisory: Miracle Cub Giant Panda Xiao Qi Ji's Birthday Celebration on Aug. 21

August 14, 2023

Giant Panda Celebrates Birthday at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute

July 22, 2023

Addax Dies at Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute

June 15, 2023

Her Name Is Zahra

June 09, 2023

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute and Kenyan Partners Awarded $5 Million Grant To Prevent Emerging Diseases in Northern Kenya

June 06, 2023

The Public Can Help Name a Baby Western Lowland Gorilla at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute

June 05, 2023

Watch Black-Footed Ferret Mom Hickory and Her New Kits on Public Webcam

June 02, 2023