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Maryland Zoo's new lioness a star attraction

I was utterly thrilled by your story about the new animals arriving at the zoo ("Maryland Zoo welcomes new lioness, giraffe," Dec. 3). However, I wish there had been as much in the article about the lioness, such as her age and weight, as there was about the giraffe.

For a while, I have been going to the National Zoo in Washington because I felt that the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore was not doing anything new. it was the same-old, same-old that I've seen since I was little.

However, with the new animals arriving I will be going to the Maryland Zoo once more. Thank you for piquing my interest in my local zoo again.

Samantha Jeffries

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