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National Zoo reopens to visitors after shutdown

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A day after most furloughed federal employees went back to work, the Smithsonian's National Zoo is open to visitors again. The zoo opened its gates Friday morning. Zoo director Dennis Kelly greeted visitors at the main gate. The zoo was closed for nearly 3 weeks because of the government shutdown. The zoo's popular panda cam went back online Thursday. While giant panda Mei Xiang and her...

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