Smithsonian Voices

From the Smithsonian Museums

Two Asian Elephants Arrive at the Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute

The females, 19-year-0ld Trong Nhi and daughter, 9-year-old Nhi Linh, join males Spike, 41, Kamala, 47, Swarna, 47 and Maharani, 32, at the "Elephant Trails" exhibit in Washington, D.C.

Three female African lions rest in the sun and shade in a grassy area along a wood-panel fence

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A butterfly on a cluster of small flowers

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Cheetah mother and cubs huddled together in the grass

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