National Zoo (Washington, DC)

By Patricia Kennedy, Home in the Capital
(RLAH Real Estate)
Comments 13
A few years ago, I took some amazing photos of the elephants at the National Zoo.  Unfortunately, the files got lost when I accidentally deleted them from an old computer.  So today, I grabbed my camera and headed back to the elephant run at the zoo.  But guess what?  This mural was all I could f...

By Patricia Kennedy, Home in the Capital
(RLAH Real Estate)
Comments 3
This afternoon, I visited the cheetahs at Washington's National Zoo.  There are two cats currently at the Cheetah Conservation Station, Justin and Bakari, but only one was accepting visitors.   The area is quite large to give them plenty of room to run - something cheetahs are very good at.  And ...

By Patricia Kennedy, Home in the Capital
(RLAH Real Estate)
Comments 3
Zoo Lights Are Coming Back to the National Zoo!  It's that time of the year again, when the National Zoo lights up its animals for the enjoyment of children of all ages in the Washington, DC area.   There are birds, tigers and pandas.  There are elephants, octipi and even a cow. The entire zoo is...

By Patricia Kennedy, Home in the Capital
(RLAH Real Estate)
Comments 20
This afternoon, a message came over Crestwood list serve alerting us to a surprising escape.  Rusty, a year old red Panda who just moved here from a zoo in Nebraska, was let out or got out of his little habitat When zookeepers stopped by with his breakfast, they discovered he was gone.  Since red...

By Patricia Kennedy, Home in the Capital
(RLAH Real Estate)
Comments 4
OK, your children won't be able to pet the pandas or get into any of the animal cages, but they will during this summer, be able to learn a lot about the animals'  habits and habitats.  Here are a few of the summer adventures the National Zoo is offering: The Summer Safari is offered to children...

By Patricia Kennedy, Home in the Capital
(RLAH Real Estate)
Comments 16
National Zoo's Lemur Falls On last weekend's visit to the National Zoo's Zoo Lights, I noticed a waterfalls that I'd not noticed on daytime visits.  So who lives here?  Well, the lemurs.  With all the lights and noise, I wonder how the little guys are sleeping.    If you are planning a move to or...

By Patricia Kennedy, Home in the Capital
(RLAH Real Estate)
Comments 20
Last night turned out to be the perfect time to visit the National Zoo to enjoy this year's Zoo Lights. The weather was almost balmy, and there won't be too many more nights like that for a while.  There were all kinds of animals.  While the National is pretty non-partisan, they had two political...
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