Smithsonian Voices

From the Smithsonian Museums

Body by Bugs: Feeding the Zoo's Insect-Eating Animals

They're nutritious, affordable, and always in demand. Learn how staffers prepare and deliver thousands of bugs each week to the animals living at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute.


A High-Tech Approach to Giraffe Conservation

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

How Zookeepers Care for Aging Lions

A butterfly on a cluster of small flowers

8 Reasons to 'Bee' in Awe of Pollinators