12 Days of ZooLights: Hummingbird

12 Days of ZooLights

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Haven't made it to the National Zoo this holiday season? Catch up on what you're missing with our 12 Days of ZooLights. From Nov. 23 to Jan. 1, the zoo presents a sparking light display featuring sculptures of many of the zoo’s most popular animals. We're sharing one with you each day.

Today's animal: Hummingbird

ZooLights debut: The hummingbird display was first featured in 2007.

Number of lights used: 350

Habitat: Hummingbirds are only found in the Americas in large cities and forested areas.

At the zoo: There are no hummingbirds at the zoo currently.

Bet you didn't know... Hummingbirds cannot hop or walk.

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