| Apr 16, 2014
| 4:51 AM
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore had been tracking the migration of North American snowy owls to evaluate their health when one was found injured in Maryland last month.
The Department of Natural Resources brought the owl, which had a "severe wing droop...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 4:25 AM
Four lion cubs were born at the National Zoo in Washington on Sunday, less than two weeks after the first lion cubs born at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore made their public debut.
The cubs, who have not yet been named, were born to 9-year-old African...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 3:18 PM
Biologists from Maryland's Department of Natural Resources got to hold some cute bear cubs Monday.
But it was more than just an opportunity to see the state's wildlife up close. DNR's Wildlife and Heritage Service used the winter check-up to "keep an...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 11:14 AM
This schedule will be in effect Friday, April 18:
Closed in Anne Arundel and Carroll counties, and in Baltimore City and Annapolis.
Open in Baltimore, Frederick, Harford and Howard counties.
Open in all jurisdictions....
| Mar 18, 2014
| 10:29 AM
Dolly, a female African elephant at the Maryland Zoo, was humanely euthanized on March 16.
Dolly spent Saturday normally interacting with other elephants in the zoo's herd but on Sunday morning was found lying in the barn, which was inconsistent with...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Officials at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore are investigating the death of a middle-aged female chimpanzee that was found lifeless in an enclosure early Wednesday morning, several hours after being anesthetized for a scheduled physical exam.
| Feb 13, 2014
| 2:55 PM
Baltimore was hit with the biggest winter storm of an already brutal season today, here's a rundown of how the region is coping:
- FORECAST: The snow has tapered off, but more winter weather is on the way Thursday night and into the weekend. Get more...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 4:59 AM
We'll continue to update this list of cultural and commercial institutions shutting down or opening late. If you know of additional closings, please note in the comments field.
B&O Railroad Museum is closed.
Geppi's Entertainment Museum will close...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Little Luke and Leia, the first lion cubs ever born at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, made their public debut Saturday, and thousands visited the zoo to see them.
"There were a lot of gasps, and 'Oh my God, how cutes,'" said Jane Ballentine, a zoo...
| Mar 2, 2014
Calvin G. Butler Jr. came to Baltimore nearly three years ago with one foot here and the other in Chicago, flying west on weekends to his wife and two teenagers.
Now he's firmly in this region. His family moved to Cockeysville last summer. He's on two...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Marion C. Cohen, a former Roland Park resident and patron of the arts who was a granddaughter of President Grover Cleveland, died Feb. 21 at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., of complications from a fall. She was 87.
| Mar 3, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Snow was tapering off by late morning in Baltimore and points north and west, expected to end with 3-6 inches of accumulation around the region. A blast of cold air was meanwhile moving in behind the storm.
Snowfall totals included 5.5 inches in...