Press Release Archive

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

Western Lowland Gorilla Born at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute

May 28, 2023

Meerkats Are Born at Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute

May 24, 2023

Night Flight: Tracking Data Reveal When and Why Songbirds Begin Their Massive Journeys and How They Decide to Leave

May 01, 2023

Andean Bear Cub Brothers Now on View Outdoors at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo

March 27, 2023

Media Advisory: Andean Bear Cub Brothers Now on View

March 24, 2023

Western Lowland Gorilla Is Pregnant at Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute

March 23, 2023

Zoo Director's Remarks From the Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton Town Hall Event (March 15, 2023)

March 15, 2023

Bird House Reopens at Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute

February 22, 2023

Be a Tweetheart: Eat Chocolate and Save Birds

February 06, 2023

Reply to Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton Entry Pass Inquiry

January 11, 2023

Cuban Crocodile Dies at Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute

December 22, 2022

New Mother and Daughter Asian Elephants On View at Smithsonian’s National Zoo

December 13, 2022

ZooLights, Powered by Pepco, Returns Nov. 25

November 16, 2022

Two Female Asian Elephants Welcomed to Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute

November 07, 2022

Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute Bird Expert Testimony on Migratory Local Wildlife Protection Act of 2022

October 28, 2022

African Lion Dies at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute

October 21, 2022

2022 U.S. State of the Birds Report Reveals Widespread Losses of Birds in All Habitats–Except for One

October 12, 2022

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

October 06, 2022

Tribes Successful with Swift Fox Reintroduction Program at Fort Belknap

September 28, 2022

Lion Dies at Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute

September 27, 2022

Sea Lion Dies at Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute

September 15, 2022

First-of-its-Kind Digital Platform Reveals Migration Data for Birds Across the Western Hemisphere Just in Time for Fall Migration

September 15, 2022

Boo at the Zoo Is Back Oct. 28, 29 and 30 at Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute

September 14, 2022

Two Critically Endangered Blue-Billed Curassows Hatch at Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute

August 29, 2022