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Bouncing Zoo Babies of 2010

In zoos all over the world this year, little bundles of joy were brought into the world, causing zoo-goers to coo. From the furry to the scaly to the underwater dwellers, OurAmazingPlanet takes a look at a few of the cuties that joined the animal kingdom in 2010. Full story

Panda couple to remain in DC amid China talks

Washington's pandas will stay at the National Zoo at least a little while longer. Full story

National Zoo shows off lion cubs

   Born in two litters, the seven lion cubs are the National Zoo’s first in more than 20 years. NBC’s Norah O’Donnell reports.

Heat waves

   The East Coast broils under an unforgiving sun as the temperature soars above 100 degrees in several cities.

Tiger cub, puppy become BFFs

   Animal experts at a Washington zoo brought in Sage, a Pyrenees puppy, to be a playmate for Amura, a tiger cub.'s Dara Brown reports.

Red panda cub born at the National Zoo

Smithsonian National Zoological Park is celebrating yesterday's birth of a red panda cub, the first born at the Washington, D.C. zoo in 15 years. Full story

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