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"Dog owners have a key role to play in creating a swimmable, fishable Anacostia River."
Through "citizen science!"
Four goats and one cow tested positive for the bacteria.
District Department of Energy and Environment's pilot project to boost biodiversity in unexpected spaces
Runners, cyclists, and others won't be able to access the National Zoo's grounds as early as they can now, come January.
"This is of great concern for District dog-owners because it means it is in our community and in the environment," says the Washington Humane Society's head vet.
Today in continued signs of impending doom, snakes are falling out of trees and frightening the children of Adams Morgan. The trouble started in Walter C. Pierce Park on Thursday morning, according to an D.C. police listserv email noted by PoPville:
When the snakes fell they scared the children, and everyone fled. This was in [...]
Is this sea lion concerned for the little girl, as In the Capital suggests, or looking for easy prey? Who can see into the mind of a sea lion?
Correction: Due to a reporting error, the headline on this post originally referred to a seal, not a sea lion.
Adams Morgan resident Lorelei Kelly has a tale of woe, Washington, and cat kidnapping. But the alleged villains aren't who you'd think: They're animal rescue volunteers.
"This just strikes me as 'only in D.C.'" Kelly says. "I feel like this is someone who didn't get their Senate confirmation hearing."
When Kelly adopted her cat Sharky in 2011, [...]
If all goes according to plan, male National Zoo panda Tian Tian could soon be hearing the panda equivalent of Maury Povich's "You are not the father." That's because Saturday's insemination of female panda Mei Xiang involved the semen from not one but two potential panda papas.
While the first instance of insemination featured both frozen [...]
Room to Roam: The National Zoo's elephant habitat redesign is finally done, and it looks great. But was it worth getting rid of the zoo's hippos? That's a question each of us has to deal with individually. +3
Flagged Down: The new dome lights mandated for D.C. cabs should make hailing a ride easier, and look [...]
Oh sure, the National Park Service is all about killing deer in Rock Creek Park most of the time. It just defeated a lawsuit intended to stop an upcoming deer slaughter in the park. But when an Average Joe decides to kill some deer on his own, they throw a fit!
In a criminal information filed today, [...]
It's a sad truth about life that some of the sweetest-looking creatures are also the most dangerous to live around: pandas, hippos, elephants. Foggy Bottom residents are learning that the hard way this week, as an "aggressive raccoon" has started to prowl the neighborhood.
Prince of Petworth reports that the Foggy Bottom Association is warning members [...]
Thanks to the District's excessive use of social media, we've pretty much heard how every person here (or the entire East Coast) reacted to the earthquake yesterday. Thanks to the National Zoo, we now know how the animals in captivity weathered the 30 seconds of terror.
The Zoo staff released a list of some of the [...]