National Zoo’s Asia Trail

Two large bronzed lions guard the pedestrian entrance off of Connecticut Avenue to the Smithsonian National Zoo.  Entering the lush green urban park I was faced with a wide variety of people.  Free to visitors makes the zoo accessible to a multitude of people looking for different experiences, whether its a casual stroll through a park,…

Smithsonian National Zoo

The Smithsonian National Zoo was founded in 1889 by an Act of Congress for “the advancement of science and the instruction and recreation of the people.”  Located in Washington, D.C. the National Zoo, free to visitors, is set on 163 acres of Rock Creek Park and is now home to 2000 individual animals of 400…