Holiday Gift Guide

Giant panda cub on Nov. 9, 2020 during a keeper exam.

We Save Species — And So Can You

Giving gifts is for the birds ... and the cheetahs and the giant pandas! By purchasing a present from the Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute Holiday Gift Guide, you help our animal keepers and scientists study and save species.

Proceeds from these products support research, help refurbish our animals' habitats, and provide toys that enable animals to express their natural behaviors through play. On behalf of the animals we care for and protect: thank you!

Gifts That Give Back

Books and Toys

The cover of a book featuring an Abyssinian ground hornbill. The book is called "Karl's New Beak: 3-D printing builds a bird a better life, by Lela Nargi"

Karl's New Beak

Karl is an Abyssinian ground hornbill with a special challenge. His lower bill broke and made eating difficult. Could an old bird skeleton and a 3-D printer help him? Follow the adventure in "Karl's New Beak!"

The cover of Smithsonian's "Zoology: The Secret World of Animals" book

Expand Your Animal IQ

Explore the extraordinary majesty of the animal kingdom up close in "Smithsonian Zoology." Dramatic photography and crystal-clear illustrations illuminate the fascinating stories behind animal adaptations.

The front cover of Smithsonian's "The Animal Book: A Visual Encyclopedia of Life on Earth"

For Nature Admirers

Take a trip around the world with curious creatures, from waddling penguins to leaping frogs, in "The Animal Book."

Clothing and Accessories