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Dino Summer

June 1-Aug. 31
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This summer visitors can travel back millions of years as the Smithsonian’s National Zoo presents a “Dino Summer” featuring two dinosaur experiences of prehistoric proportions — "Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live,” an experiential theater production featuring a larger-than-life dinosaurs, and “DinoRoars,” an outdoor exhibit of six massive animatronic dinosaurs that move and roar.

The fun doesn't stop with dinos! Catch a screening of the movie PANDAS and swing by one of the Zoo's new food trucks. Become a FONZ member today for special discounts during Dino Summer and all year long!

DinoRoars

It's a summer of prehistoric proportions! From June 1 to Aug. 31, take a self-guided safari around the Zoo to meet animatronic dinosaurs that move and roar.

Adopt a Species

It's Dino Summer at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo, and for a limited time you can adopt the unadoptable: a stegosaurus and a T. rex!

Food & Dining

The Smithsonian's National Zoo offers a wide variety of dining options, including restaurants and food trucks located throughout the park.

Zoo Map

Looking for a panda, a cheetah, or perhaps a piranha? The Zoo map can help guide your Zoo adventure.

PANDAS Movie

Pandas are coming to the big screen in “PANDAS,” a breathtaking documentary adventure for the whole family. Playing June 1 to Aug. 31 at the Zoo Theater.

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