Press Release Archive

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

Only Mariana Crow Outside Micronesia Dies at Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute

January 27, 2020

Elderly Harbor Seal Dies at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo

January 24, 2020

David E. Wildt, Renowned Scientist and Conservationist Dies

January 16, 2020

Supporting Wildlife Affected by Australia's Bushfires

January 15, 2020

New Two-toed Sloth Arrives at Smithsonian’s National Zoo

December 23, 2019

Smithsonian Scientists Dry and Store Live Ovarian Tissues Above Freezing Temperatures for the First Time

December 04, 2019

Media Advisory | Flip the Switch: ZooLights, Powered by Pepco

November 22, 2019

Giant Panda Bei Bei Departs Smithsonian’s National Zoo for China

November 19, 2019

ZooLights, Powered by Pepco, Begins Nov. 29

November 18, 2019

Media Advisory: Farewell Celebration for Giant Panda Bei Bei

November 16, 2019

Prehensile-Tailed Porcupine Born at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo

November 08, 2019

Media Advisory: Smithsonian’s National Zoo’s Giant Panda Bei Bei Departs for China

November 07, 2019

New Emperor Tamarins On Exhibit at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo

October 29, 2019

Lesser Kudu Born at Smithsonian’s National Zoo

October 24, 2019

Giant Panda Bei Bei Moving to China Before the End of the Year

October 18, 2019

Two Young Aldabra Tortoises Move to the Smithsonian’s National Zoo

October 09, 2019

Lesser Kudu Dies at Smithsonian’s National Zoo

October 03, 2019

Bennett’s Wallaby Euthanized at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo

September 23, 2019

New Study Finds U.S. and Canada Have Lost More Than One in Four Birds in the Past 50 Years

September 19, 2019

Giant Panda Mei Xiang Is Not Pregnant

September 11, 2019

First Ever Clouded Leopard Cubs Debut at the Smithsonian's National Zoo

September 10, 2019

Clouded Leopard Cub Media Preview

September 09, 2019

Fall 2019 Events at Smithsonian’s National Zoo

August 30, 2019

Sea Lion Dies at Smithsonian’s National Zoo

August 22, 2019