Press Release Archive

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

Mysteries of Common Nighthawk Migration Unlocked Using GPS Tracking

February 03, 2021

Snow Day: Smithsonian's National Zoo

February 01, 2021

Elderly Dama Gazelle Dies at Smithsonian’s National Zoo

December 11, 2020

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute Extends Giant Panda Agreement

December 07, 2020

His Name Is Xiao Qi Ji

November 23, 2020

COVID Closure: A Note from the Director of the Zoo

November 20, 2020

Smithsonian Museums and the National Zoo To Close Nov. 23

November 19, 2020

The Secret Social Lives of Giant Poisonous Rats

November 19, 2020

Public Can Vote To Name Smithsonian’s National Zoo Giant Panda Cub

November 16, 2020

ZooLights Express, Powered by Pepco, Brings Eight Nights of Holiday Sparkle to Washington, D.C. Wards

November 10, 2020

Giant Panda Cub Xiao Qi Ji Media Resources

November 02, 2020

Elderly Gray Wolf Dies at Smithsonian’s National Zoo

October 13, 2020

Elderly Sand Cat Dies at Smithsonian’s National Zoo

October 10, 2020

It’s a Boy!

October 05, 2020

Tribes Begin Five-Year Swift Fox Reintroduction at Fort Belknap

September 23, 2020

Media Advisory: Giant Panda Cub Birth Interviews at Smithsonian’s National Zoo

August 21, 2020

Giant Panda Cub Born at Smithsonian’s National Zoo

August 21, 2020

Genomic Analysis Reveals Many Animal Species May Be Vulnerable to SARS-CoV-2 Infection

August 21, 2020

Tracking Technology Exposes Secretive Long-distance Movement of Kirtland’s Warblers

August 20, 2020

Veterinarians Find Fetal Tissue on Giant Panda Ultrasound

August 14, 2020

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute and JumpStart Games Launch “Zoo Guardians” Mobile Game

August 14, 2020

Research Breakthrough in Fight Against Chytrid Fungus

July 24, 2020

Smithsonian’s National Zoo Public Opening

July 21, 2020

Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Udvar-Hazy Center To Reopen July 24 With New Safety Measures

July 20, 2020