An amazing year at the zoo

Hi friends of the National Zoo, As we look back at 2009, we remember what an exciting year we've had at the Smithsonian's National Zoo! In just the first three months, we celebrated the births of a western lowland gorilla, a giant anteater, and two clouded…Read More

last day to support the Zoo this year

Hi FONZ Cause members, Thank you for being a friend of the National Zoo. We wish you and your family very happy holidays! Before you say goodbye to 2008, we hope you'll make a tax-deductible donation to help fund the Zoo's many conservation, research, and…Read More

FONZ Auction for Animals Begins!

The FONZ online auction - Auction for Animals - is now open! The auction, featuring more than 40 fantastic items, will run through October 26. Auction items include vacation getaways, Zoo tours, art, sports memorabilia, and much more. All proceeds will…Read More

FONZ online auction

FONZ's first online auction, Auction for Animals, begins October 6 and runs through October 26. Up for auction are more than 40 fantastic items, including vacation getaways, arts and crafts, sports memorabilia, and much more. Proceeds benefit the Zoo's animal…Read More

Three Thursdays of Zoo Fun

Tonight and next Thursday, the National Zoo is hosting the last two FREE concerts in our summer series, Sunset Serenades. And on August 21, we'll be holding the fourth annual Brew at the Zoo! Come to Lion/Tiger Hill tonight at 6:30 to enjoy a great show by…Read More

Support the Zoo When You Search Online

Did you know you can help raise money for the National Zoo just by searching online? It's easy! - Go to - Type "FONZ" in the box "Who Do You GoodSearch for?" and hit Enter - Bookmark or add it to your IE,…Read More

Thursday at the Zoo

Hungry? Interested in sampling food from 100 of the area's finest restaurants and tasting wine from more than 20 vintners from around the world? At this Thursday's ZooFari, you can enjoy an evening of gourmet foods, fine wines, fabulous live entertainment,…Read More
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