Endangered golden-headed lion tamarin babies and their mother. Golden-Headed Lion Tamarin "Severely endangered because of habitat loss and illegal capture. There are only about 200 golden-headed lion tamarins in the wild.
The first thylacines at the Washington DC Zoo were brought from Tasmania in 1902. They were a female and her 3 pups. One of the pups was ill and died soon after arrival. The mother died in 1904 and her two surviving pups (a male and female) were on display until their deaths in 1909. The bodies of all four thylacines were donated to the National Museum of Natural History, where they still are to this day.
The black & rufous elephant shrew is one of 17 species of elephant shrew found only in Africa. Adults are about long & lbs. It is native to Kenya & Tanzania. It eats insects (beetles, termites, ants, and spiders), supplementing this with fruits and seeds.
Panda Cub Photos - Tai Shan Pictures at the National Zoo