cecil the lion

Local Experts Weigh In On Killing Of Cecil The Lion

An American dentist is facing major backlash for killing one of Africa’s best known lions. A lion so popular, he was a major tourist draw for Zimbabwe.


Photos by Jeffrey F. Bill/The Maryland Zoo In Baltimore

Maryland Zoo Euthanizes 18-Year-Old Lioness

The Maryland Zoo has euthanized an aging lioness after the big cat became lethargic over the weekend and began to rapidly decline.


National Zoo lion cubs

2 Healthy Lion Cubs Born At National Zoo In D.C.

Two African lion cubs have been born at the National Zoo for the first time in four years.


lion cubs

The Circle Of Life: Maryland Zoo Welcomes 2 New Lion Cubs, Mourns Loss Of Mother

For the first time ever, lion cubs are born at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. But the excitement is mixed with sadness as the zoo lost the cubs’ mother.


Giraffe 13 Kesi

2 New Animals Debut At Maryland Zoo

The Maryland Zoo welcomes two new additions to the family. Kesi the giraffe made her big debut Friday, along with–but very far away from–the African lioness Badu.