Smithsonian Voices

From the Smithsonian Museums

How Genomic Science Solved a Cheetah Cub Paternity Mystery

When Echo's five cubs were born last fall, their exact lineage was unclear. A genetic analysis conducted by Smithsonian scientists revealed the truth.

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