Man Pleads Guilty To Illegal Possession Of Venomous SnakesPolice say a Maryland man who used the name "VenomMan20" on YouTube has pleaded guilty to two counts of illegal possession of venomous snakes after a search of his home turned up six rattlesnakes and other snakes.
Young Giraffe Dies At Catoctin Wildlife Preserve And Zoo A young giraffe has died at a western Maryland zoo.
Thurmont Zoo Fined For Enclosure ViolationsThe U.S. Agriculture Department says a zoo near Thurmont has agreed to pay $12,000 to settle allegations of numerous violations from 2007 to 2011.
Md.'s Catoctin Zoo Plans Educational CenterThe Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo near Thurmont says it's planning an expansion.