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Maryland Zoo Baltimore

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  • Maryland Zoo program tries to save African penguin population

    Maryland Zoo program tries to save African penguin population
    When it comes to water, penguins aren't naturals. As a matter of fact, "some of them are terrified," says Bethany Wlaz, a keeper at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. So each time African penguins are born into the zoo's breeding program for the...
  • County runners celebrate weekend of long distance racing

    For many Harford County runners, the weekend was a celebration of long-distance racing. Among the top performances: Christy Hoppe, of Havre de Grace, ran 3:10:31 in the Philadelphia Marathon. Mike McMonagle, of Bel Air, placed 19th among 950 in the...
  • City building bike trail to connect Penn Station and Inner Harbor

    City building bike trail to connect Penn Station and Inner Harbor
    About 16 months from now, bicyclists will be able to ride from the Inner Harbor to Pennsylvania Station on a smooth path all their own. Little by little, crews working in the shadow of the Jones Falls Expressway are inching their way north, building a...
  • The Wall of the Wild

    The Wall of the Wild
    In the bright sunlight of a late November Saturday, Maryland Institute College of Art sophomore Colleen Collins was keeping company with a 12-foot-tall lion. The 2009 River Hill High School graduate is a painter. Her latest — and certainly her...
  • Retired lab chimps deserve better

    The recommendations from the Institute of Medicine to largely end chimpanzee research are a huge step forward ("End chimp research, panel urges," Dec. 16). However, these recommendations do not have any teeth as they are not enforceable. It is necessary...
  • Christmas schedule and closings

    This schedule will be in effect Monday, Dec. 26: County offices Government offices, courts and libraries: Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Frederick, Harford and Howard counties. (Offices in Howard closed Dec. 26-Jan. 2). Parking meters...
  • Got kids and no power? Here's some activity ideas to keep cool

    Got kids and no power? Here's some activity ideas to keep cool
    The forecast isn't pretty, with highs predicted in the high 90s, and thousands of people are without power. What's a parent to do to keep cool? Here's a roundup of some places with air conditioning that are open (subject to change, of course, and...
  • High school athletes spend summer with animals, sailing and more

    High school athletes spend summer with animals, sailing and more
    With high temperatures soaring above 90 degrees across the Baltimore region in recent weeks, it wouldn't be surprising to see high school students relaxing in their air-conditioned homes for the entire summer, playing video games and other indoor...
  • Ravens mascots Rise and Conquer get day off Sunday

    Ravens mascots Rise and Conquer get day off Sunday
    Two key members of the Baltimore Ravens will rest instead of attending Sunday's AFC Championship game against the New England Patriots in Foxborough. Breathe easy, Ravens fans, it's not Ray Rice or Ed Reed. Instead Ravens mascots Rise and Conquer will...
  • State, localities prepared for first storm of year

    State, localities prepared for first storm of year
    The Baltimore Sun As state and local highway crews braced for the first storm of the new year, they took comfort in the fact that their budgets have plenty of money to handle it — and more. Mild weather has kept the region's plows idle, salt sheds...
  • Attractions opening late, some events canceled

    The wintry mix that continues to fall around Baltimore has caused cancellations and delays in some planned Saturday activities. -Baltimore's finance department has cancelled a budget workshop scheduled by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake at the Cylburn...
  • Maryland Zoo leopard predicts spring is on the way

    Maryland Zoo leopard predicts spring is on the way
    Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow Thursday, a sure sign that winter will continue for six more weeks. Amari, the Maryland Zoo's spotted leopard, disagreed. And the law of the jungle says leopard trumps groundhog every time. For the second year in a row,...