Wild Inside the National Zoo: The Future of Maned Wolves

After three years of being paired, maned wolves Echo and Zayda produce two new pups at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute. Breeding this threatened species in captivity has always been difficult, but groundbreaking new research into canid in-vitro fertilization at the Cornell-Smithsonian Joint Graduate Training Program could change that. (5:50)

Tags

Latest Videos

Preview thumbnail for video'Why Interest in Space Travel Waned After Apollo 11
Why Interest in Space Travel Waned After Apollo 11 (2:48)
Preview thumbnail for video'How Neil Armstrong Trained to Land the Lunar Module
How Neil Armstrong Trained to Land the Lunar Module (2:13)
Preview thumbnail for video'Why the Apollo 11 Crew Was Quarantined Upon Return
Why the Apollo 11 Crew Was Quarantined Upon Return (2:59)
Preview thumbnail for video'Why This Whale Ancestor Is an Evolutionary Surprise
Why This Whale Ancestor Is an Evolutionary Surprise (2:54)
Preview thumbnail for video'Capturing a Photograph of an Atomic Bomb Blast
Capturing a Photograph of an Atomic Bomb Blast (2:54)
Preview thumbnail for video'The Riskiest Maneuver in the History of the Space Program
The Riskiest Maneuver in the History of the Space Program (3:51)
Preview thumbnail for video'Scientists Find Skull of an Extinct Crocodile Species
Scientists Find Skull of an Extinct Crocodile Species (3:14)
Preview thumbnail for video'NASA's First Chimp in Space
NASA's First Chimp in Space (2:11)
Preview thumbnail for video'How Snub-Nosed Monkeys Adapted to Extreme Cold
How Snub-Nosed Monkeys Adapted to Extreme Cold (2:01)