Matchmaking for Endangered Species

This post was contributed by Kristen Bullard, librarian for the National Zoological Park. Have you ever wondered why Rusty the red panda was paired with the female, Shama?  Or been curious about how the black-footed ferret was saved from extinction in the wild?  If so, then this Valentines’ themed post is for you!

Miss Valentine

Sure to be the life of any party, Miss Valentine models the latest in crepe paper fashions, ca. 1917.

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