Sunday, October 2, 2022

Smithsonian’s National Zoo

Must read

“Today, the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute cares for about 2,700 animals representing more than 390 species. Scientists study and breed more than 20 species in Front Royal, Virginia, including those that were once extinct in the wild, like black-footed ferrets and scimitar-horned oryx. Its major research initiatives are organized into six science centers: Conservation Ecology, Conservation and Sustainability, Conservation Genomics, Migratory Birds, and Species Survival. Other initiatives include the Global Tiger Initiative, Virginia Working Landscapes and the Global Health Program. Their work doesn’t stop at the gates. Approximately 200 scientists and students collaborate with colleagues in more than 30 countries.” – Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute

LOCATION :: 3001 Connecticut Ave., NW Washington, DC 20008

Latest News