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National Zoo proposes 10-year panda lease

WASHINGTON -- Officials at the National Zoo have made a 10-year, $2.5 million offer to lease...China and Atlanta by 2007, zoo officials said. The National Zoo, one of the few U.S. zoos that charge no admission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/05/tec_265069.shtml
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New breeding techniques may mean more pandas

...giant panda born this summer at the National Zoo is a celebrity, the roly-poly...artificial insemination procedures by National Zoo-trained Chinese researchers...mostly in Sichuan province. National Zoo officials say they expect to send...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/08/liv_20963.shtml
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Wildlife biologists work to control the deer population

...hooves." Bill McShea, a wildlife biologist at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., is instructing a handful of...time has come. At the 3,200-acre campus of the National Zoo's Conservation and Research Center near Front Royal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/17/liv_12930.shtml
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Libby Seguin

...and then moved over to the Navel District of Washington where she retired from in 2000. She was a volunteer at the National Zoo for many years. She enjoyed traveling, gardening, nature, bird watching, and spending time with her family and...

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Former UGA researcher convicted of cat poisoning attempt

...misdemeanor charge in District of Columbia Superior Court on Monday.She resigned the same day as a researcher for the National Zoo's Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center.When Athens-Clarke officials debated in 2009 on how to control the county's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-11-03/former-uga-researcher-convic
Panda born at Atlanta zoo travels to China

...morning.Mei Lan flew to Washington, D.C., where she was joined by Tai Shan, a panda cub born in 2005 at the National Zoo. The plane then flew to Chengdu, China.FedEx employees designated as members of the company's "panda team" wore...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-02-05/panda-born-atlanta-zoo-travel
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Options abound to go roving with Rover

...arrangements for man and beast are made ahead of time. Linda Lombardi, of Silver Spring, Md., a zookeeper at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., always travels with her pug, Lilly. Generally, that means vacationing with her husband...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/07/liv_80178.shtml
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Tourism campaign centers on cultural exploration

...hottest tickets in town; details at the Web site for the National Zoo, http://www.fonz.org. Also for visitors heading...event. CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL: March 25-April 9. NATIONAL ZOO: Timed viewing passes to see the panda cub are free...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/25/liv_35726.shtml
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Across Georgia

...month that the 7-year-old panda was showing symptoms of pregnancy, just after a giant panda cub was born at the National Zoo in Washington. There is no pregnancy test for giant pandas, so the Atlanta Zoo was relying on Lun Lun's behavior...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/04/met_443437.shtml
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American icons tied to Augusta

...areas. They had Mr. Pickens and another man fly the bear cub to Washington, D.C., where the cub would live in the National Zoo until his death in 1976. Almost all children and adults in America know Hot Foot Teddy better under his show business...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/12/met_272704.shtml
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