Humans Aren’t The Only Ones Who Love To Travel… Watch As This Adorable Panda Sneaks Out Of The Zoo For A Tour Of DC

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After only being in town for a few weeks, Rusty the red panda managed to escape from the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, D.C. He was on loan from a children’s zoo in Nebraska, but somehow managed to outwit his hosts.

When zookeepers realized Rusty had gone missing sometime before Monday morning, they frantically searched the zoo. Whispers reached the media, the Internet and the neighbors – a search was underway. The small, raccoon-like creature was spotted in a neighborhood not too far away from the zoo. Rusty was crawling through trash and investigating the area, completely safe.


Thankfully, a team rescued him and brought the little guy back to the zoo, ready to take a nap after all of his adventures.


Taylor Goldblatt

After years of research, travel, and dreams, I have created this website for people like you who want to experience the things that only America can offer. My passion is to explore and share America's greatest destinations and attractions. Follow me on Twitter @USCityTraveler for additional travel tips and ideas.

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