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VISITORS: The Harvard Street NW Bridge/entrance to the Zoo will be closed to vehicular traffic until 1:00 p.m. today, Oct. 19, to facilitate a federal highways bridge inspection. Pedestrians will have access to the bridge throughout the closure.
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Adopt a Species

Show the animal lover in your life how big your heart is with the gift that supports animal care and conservation. With several gift adopt options—even one that includes a private exhibit tour—we have the perfect present for everyone on your list.

Perfect for conservationists of any age, symbolically adopting a species is a great way to show your support for Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute.