The main attraction at the National Zoo is the panda exhibit. Bao bao the baby panda was born in August 2013 and she lives at the National Zoo with her parents Mei Xiang and Tian Tian. If you’re not able to visit them in DC, you can still keep an eye on all of their shenanigans on the Panda Cam.
My kids loved the meerkats in the small mammal house. Thanks National Geographic for that!
This Aldabra tortoise is so fascinating! You would think that a huge, heavy old tortoise would be slow, but this guy (gal?) was on the move.
When we visited, there were a few new baby lions. We could actually hear them roaring before we arrived at their area. They are loud!!