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As Summer Begins, Maryland Zoo Monitors Penguins For Malaria

All our recent heavy rains and warmer temperatures are posing a threat to an unlikely victim: the penguin.

06/20/2014

Credit: Maryland Zoo

Maryland Zoo In Baltimore Will Ban Smoking On Grounds

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore will ban smoking on its grounds.

06/19/2014

(Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

National Zoo Closing Invertebrate Hall Due To Cost

The National Zoo is closing its Invertebrate Exhibit, citing rising costs and $5 million in needed upgrades.

06/16/2014

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Maryland Zoo Offers Free Shuttle From Inner Harbor

The Maryland Zoo plans to offer a free shuttle for visitors coming from Baltimore’s Inner Harbor.

06/06/2014

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Zoo Plans Free Concert For Endangered Tiger Effort

The National Zoo is planning a concert featuring the band “Portugal. The Man” to draw attention to the dwindling number of about 400 Sumatran tigers left in the wild.

05/08/2014

(Credit: AP)

National Zoo Rethinking Security After Shooting

The National Zoo’s director says he’s rethinking security plans after a shooting near the popular destination.

04/24/2014

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Zoo Launches ‘Endangered Song’ To Help Save Tigers

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo wants to highlight the dwindling number of 400 Sumatran tigers left in the wild by launching an “endangered song” on Earth Day.

04/22/2014

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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

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