Smithsonian National Zoological Park

Smithsonian National Zoological Park

The National Zoo is free and open every day of the year, except Dec. 25. About 2,000 animals from 400 species reside here. Our best known residents are our giant pandas, but we're also home to great apes, big cats, Asian elephants, birds, amphibians, reptiles, insects, small mammals and more!

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