Animals

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Woman Indicted On Animal Cruelty Charges

A Columbia woman has been indicted on 69 counts of animal cruelty charges after 40 dead animals were found in a townhouse in January.

03/16/2012

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Maryland Zoo Says 2 Chimpanzees Expecting

Officials at the Maryland Zoo say two chimpanzees are expecting.

03/15/2012

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Controlled Burns Planned On Eastern Shore Refuge

Controlled burns are planned this winter and spring at the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.

01/06/2012

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2 Charged With Abandoning Dogs

Two Frederick residents have been charged with abandoning eight dogs in Ijamsville.

12/23/2011

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Md. Study Finds Critters Choose Culverts With Care

University of Maryland scientists are reporting that a surprising number of wildlife species use drainage culverts to cross beneath roadways.

11/11/2011

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Md. Taxidermy Shop Displays Work In New Space

The new Fegan’s Taxidermy shop provides enough space for an 8-foot display of leopards perched on a tree on the upper level and a lifelike scene of a stuffed bear chasing two coyotes in the forest on the lower level.

10/19/2011

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National Zoo To Host Birthday Party For Lion Cubs

The National Zoo is planning a special celebration this week to celebrate the first birthday of its seven lion cubs.

09/05/2011

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Strange Behavior Detected In Animals Before Earthquake

It’s a question a lot of people are asking after Tuesday’s earthquake. Did many animals know it was about to happen?

08/25/2011

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Maryland Zoo Open Late On Thursdays In August

The Maryland Zoo is offering visitors a chance to check out what their favorite animals are up to in the evenings

07/28/2011

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Boaters, Beach-Goers Urged To Report Strandings

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is urging boaters and beach-goers to report stranded sea turtles and marine mammals.

07/04/2011

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Accountants Pitch In To Clear Brush At The Maryland Zoo

Dozens of local accountants put down the calculator and picked up a rake Thursday for Maryland animals.

06/23/2011

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National Zoo Hosts Easter Event For Black Families

The National Zoo is hosting an Easter Monday event for African-American families that dates back almost as far as the White House Easter Egg Roll.

04/25/2011

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