Press Release Archive

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

Lions and Tigers Continue To Recover From COVID-19 and First Vaccines Were Administered To Susceptible Species at Smithsonian’s National Zoo

October 15, 2021

Cheetah Cubs Are Born at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute

October 12, 2021

Lions and Tigers Recovering Well at Smithsonian’s National Zoo

October 08, 2021

Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute Cheetah Cub Successfully Transferred to Foster Cheetah Family in Oregon

October 06, 2021

Update on COVID-19 Positive Great Cats at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo

October 01, 2021

Update on COVID-19 Positive Great Cats at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo

September 24, 2021

Animal Care Staff Are Hand-rearing Cheetah Cub at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute

September 20, 2021

Great Cats Tested Presumptive Positive For COVID-19 at the Smithsonian's National Zoo

September 17, 2021

Smithsonian and Partners Pioneer Method To Boost Endangered Coral Populations Separated by Vast Distances

September 07, 2021

Giant Panda Xiao Qi Ji Celebrated First Birthday At Smithsonian’s National Zoo

August 21, 2021

Media Advisory: Xiao Qi Ji’s First Birthday Celebration

August 16, 2021

Two Scimitar-Horned Oryx Calves Born as Result of Artificial Insemination at Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute

August 12, 2021

Black-Footed Ferret Kits Receive Names at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute

July 27, 2021

Public Invited To Name Black-Footed Ferret Kits at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute

July 20, 2021

Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute Scientists Find Corals’ Natural “Sunscreen” May Help Them Weather Climate Change

June 09, 2021

Black-Footed Ferrets Are Born at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute

May 19, 2021

New Model for Infectious Disease Could Better Predict Future Pandemics

May 18, 2021

What’s New at Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Giant Panda Viewing Details

May 11, 2021

Bornean Rajah Scops Owl Rediscovered After 125 Years

May 03, 2021

Male Lesser Kudu Born at Smithsonian’s National Zoo

April 29, 2021

Smithsonian To Reopen Seven Museums and the National Zoo in May

April 23, 2021

Smithsonian Scientists Discover the Key To Mitigating Impact of Artificial Light at Night in Tropical Forests

March 17, 2021

Male Cheetah Dies at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo

March 08, 2021

Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute and Friends of the National Zoo Dissolve Formal Partnership

February 04, 2021