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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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Maryland Zoo In Baltimore Welcomes Anuli & Juma To The Giraffe House

Two new roommates have moved into the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. A couple of 1-year-old female giraffes are now residing in the Giraffe House.

11/26/2013

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National Zoo: Zebra Bites Keeper, Spooked Gazelle Dies

The National Zoo says a zebra bit a keeper and a nearby gazelle possibly spooked by the incident has been found dead.

11/19/2013

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National Zoo’s Panda Mom Spends Time Away From Cub

The National Zoo says its female giant panda cub is growing quickly and is spending more time away from her mother.

10/31/2013

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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.

10/11/2013

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Maryland Zoo In Baltimore Counts More Than 400,000 Visitors

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore has set a visitor milestone for the second year in a row.

09/19/2013

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Lemur Lane At The Maryland Zoo Now Home To 2 Ring-Tailed Lemurs

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore welcomes two ring-tailed lemurs. This is a new species for the zoo, which already has red ruffed lemurs and Coquerel’s sifaka on exhibit.

09/05/2013

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Young Giraffe Dies At Catoctin Wildlife Preserve And Zoo

A young giraffe has died at a western Maryland zoo.

08/16/2013

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2 Sumatran Tiger Cubs Born At National Zoo

The National Zoo is celebrating the birth of a pair of Sumatran tiger cubs, a critically endangered species.

08/09/2013

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D.C. Zoo: Panda Behavior Hints At Possible Pregnancy

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo says its female giant panda is showing behavioral changes and is focused on building her nest as animal keepers watch for a possible pregnancy.

08/06/2013

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Intern Returns To Zoo After Being Struck By Lightning

Beating the odds—twice. That’s what happened to a college student interning at a zoo in Cecil County.

07/31/2013

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Maryland Zoo Stays Open Late For ‘After Hours With The Animals’

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore is staying open late for an event called “After Hours with the Animals.”

07/24/2013

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