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Report Finds National Zoo Has Made Progress

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Report Finds National Zoo Has Made Progress

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Report Finds National Zoo Has Made Progress

Report Finds National Zoo Has Made Progress

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A report by the National Research Council says there is still room for improvement at the National Zoo, but concludes the zoo has made strides toward providing better conditions for its animals. Congress asked for this independent review in 2002 when two endangered red pandas died after eating rat poison buried in their enclosure.