The Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington D.C. has reopened. It was closed during the government shutdown. A photo
of a sad boy standing in front of the zoo in a monkey costume viraled around the Internet during the government shutdown. People were getting increasingly upset by the closing of national parks. Yosemite National Park opened immediately
Wednesday night after the deal to end the shutdown.
The D.C. Zoo reopened today to a cheering crowd. The Zoo announced
a 10% discount on food and merchandise through October 20th. Admission is free to the National Zoo. Take a look: