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Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 05/01/2012

National Zoo tweets artificial insemination of giant panda Mei Xiang

Despite the dwindling hope of a panda cub, the zoo’s live tweets throughout the procedure maintained an air of optimism.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:46 AM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Zoo, Animals

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 03/27/2012

National Zoo turns to Facebook for help naming wolf pups

The National Zoo is asking for help in naming two of four rare-maned wolf pups born in early January.

By Katie Rogers  |  10:04 AM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  smithsonian zoo, national zoo, zoo babies