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National Zoo Saves Sloth Bear Cub After Mother Eats 2

Animal keepers at the National Zoo have saved a sloth bear cub after two others were eaten by the mother.

03/21/2014

(Photo credit: NORBERTO DUARTE/AFP/GettyImages)

Md. Roadside Zoo Bills Pass In Weakened Form

Both houses of the Maryland General Assembly have passed bills to stiffen requirements for roadside zoos without requiring them to be accredited or meet certain safety and animal-care standards.

03/19/2014

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Goodbye Dolly: Maryland Zoo Puts Down Geriatric African Elephant

The Maryland Zoo had to put down a female member of its African elephant herd. Dolly, who came to the Baltimore Zoo more than 30 years ago, was euthanized on Sunday.

03/18/2014

Saturday, March 1, 2014

The Maryland Zoo has information on events, now that it’s warming up (soon, we hope).

03/01/2014

Photos by Jeffrey F. Bill
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Lion Cubs At The Maryland Zoo Are Growing Fast And Fierce

There are new photos and video of the lion cubs at the Maryland Zoo. They’re growing by leaps and bounds under the care and supervision of the animal department staff at the zoo.

02/11/2014

(Credit: AP)

National Zoo Sends 2 Red Pandas To Va. For Breeding

The National Zoo has moved its red pandas, including one that escaped last year, to the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Virginia for breeding.

01/31/2014

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Outdoor Valentine’s Day Date Ideas

Get creative this Valentine’s Day with a date outdoors, no matter what climate you live in.

01/19/2014

(Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

National Zoo Extends Hours For Panda Cub’s Debut

The National Zoo is extending its hours for the giant panda house this weekend as panda cub Bao Bao makes her public debut.

01/16/2014

Photos by Jeffrey F. Bill/Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

Colobus Monkey Pair Welcomes Its 3rd Baby At The Maryland Zoo In Baltimore

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore welcomes a new addition. A black-and-white colobus monkey was born in the Chimpanzee Forest.

01/15/2014

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Zebra Attack At National Zoo Blamed On Human Error

Officials with the Smithsonian’s National Zoo say a zebra attack that seriously injured a veteran zookeeper was the result of human error.

12/13/2013

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National Zoo Director Says Staff Stretched Thin

The director of the National Zoo in Washington says the zoo’s resources and staff are stretched too thin.

12/11/2013

(credit: marylandzoo.org)

Group Seeks More Regulation Of Md. Roadside Zoos

The Humane Society of the United States says it will seek tighter state regulation of Maryland roadside zoos to close what it calls a federal enforcement loophole.

12/04/2013

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