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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

Photo by Jeffrey F. Bill/Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

Maryland Zoo Welcomes 4 Baby Warthogs

The Maryland Zoo says four common warthogs born last month are now on exhibit.

07/02/2013

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Maryland Zoo Holds ‘After Hours With The Animals’ For Half Price

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

06/14/2013

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Md. Zoo Euthanizes Female Leopard Who Had Cancer

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore says its 20-year-old leopard named Amari has been euthanized because of her declining health from cancer.

06/06/2013

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D.C. Zoo Opening Elephant Center After $56M Overhaul

A 1930s-era elephant house built with individual stalls that drew a rebuke in 2006 from an animal rights group has been transformed into a wide-open new elephant community center with a soft sand floor and wading pool at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo.

03/21/2013

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Maryland Zoo Welcomes Baby Colobus Monkey

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore says it is welcoming a new black-and-white colobus monkey baby.

03/21/2013

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Salisbury Zoo Director Leaving For New Orleans Job

The director of the Salisbury Zoo is leaving to become vice president and general curator of the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans.

12/15/2012

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National Zoo Says Andean Bear Pregnant With Twins

The National Zoo in Washington says its 6-year-old Andean bear is pregnant with twins.

12/10/2012

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New Lioness & Giraffe Debut At The Maryland Zoo

Christmas came early for the Maryland Zoo. Two young animals are now calling it home.

12/04/2012

Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012

The Maryland Zoo is planning great events.

11/03/2012

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