Dog-Day Cicadas Emerge In Time For Dog Days Of SummerJust when you thought Maryland was done with cicadas for 17 years, they're back. No, not the amber-winged, red-eyed Brood X. These cicadas have green-tinged wings and bodies and black eyes and are known as the dog-day cicadas.
Three Garrett County Men Lose Hunting Privileges After Poaching Albino Deer in 2020Hunting privileges for three Garrett County men were suspended Wednesday after pleading guilty earlier this year in Garrett County District Court to poaching an albino deer in 2020, according to a Maryland Department of Natural Resources statement.
Baltimore County Animal Shelter At Capacity; Only Open For Adoptions, RedemptionsThe Baltimore County Animal Shelter announced Thursday it's at capacity and can no longer accept any more animals at this time.
Injured Bald Eagle Rescued From Chesapeake Bay Near Poole's IslandThe Maryland Natural Resources Police and the U.S. Coast Guard Wednesday rescued an injured bald eagle from the Chesapeake Bay near Poole's Island.
Officials Reminding Marylanders To Observe Wildlife From Safe DistancesThe Maryland Department of Health along with the Department of Natural Resources wants to remind Marylanders not to feed or pet wildlife and to observe them from a safe distance.
'ZooBop' Returns To Maryland ZooThe Maryland Zoo in Baltimore announced that "ZooBop" will return on Saturday, Sept. 4 .
Maryland's Horse Industry Breaks Records During PandemicMany industries took a big hit during the pandemic, but not Maryland's horse industry wasn't one of them.
'Slow Down!' Warning From Park Services For Travelers Visiting Assateague Island This SummerThe annual Chincoteague Pony Island auction will be virtual again this year running from July 22 to July 26. It's a fundraiser for the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Department, however, one foal will not be up auctioned off.
National Aquarium Looking To Receive Federal Funding For Rehabilitation EffortsThe National Aquarium in Baltimore rehabilitates about 100 sea turtles every year, but they do not receive help from the federal government.
4-Year-Old Mare Dies After Hit-And-Run Crash In Assateague Island National SeashoreA four-year-old mare was found dead by a Assateague Island National Seashore park employee on July 6 in the Oceanside Campground.
Maryland Zoo Reopens Otter Exhibit To VisitorsThe Maryland Zoo in Baltimore announced that they have reopened the Otter exhibit after months of renovations to their habitat.
Baltimore County Animal Services Shuts Down Shelter Following Distemper Virus OutbreakBaltimore County Animal Services recently seized 48 dogs from a White Hall home after receiving a complaint about the animals' welfare, according to a county statement issued Tuesday.
Maryland Zoo Welcome Blue Duiker KurukaThe Maryland Zoo is happy to welcome a male duiker, Kuruka, from the Dallas Zoo.
Animal Welfare Society Of Howard County Looking To Rebuild FacilityAfter a humane society in Howard County is raided and shut down, a group of animal lovers with a newfound hope aims to rebuild the facility and make it home again for animals in need
National Aquarium’s Animal Care and Rescue Center To Offer In-Person ToursThe National Aquarium’s Animal Care and Rescue Center is home to some of the facility's most special animals.