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The gate of the closed Smithsonian's National Zoo is seen, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, in Washington. Smithsonian's National Zoo due to the partial government shutdown. President Donald Trump is convening a border security briefing Wednesday for Democratic and Republican congressional leaders as a partial government shutdown over his demand for border wall funding entered its 12th day. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Smithsonian chief ponders reopening strategy

Less than a year after becoming secretary, Lonnie Bunch had to shutter the Smithsonian.

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National Zoo clouded leopard gives birth to two cubs

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Cool Jobs: Zoo keeper loves animals, science

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