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Maryland Zoo Baltimore

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  • Maryland Zoo in Baltimore to debut first bald eagle in a decade

    Maryland Zoo in Baltimore to debut first bald eagle in a decade
    Will it be Scout? Sioux? Vega? The first bald eagle to land at Baltimore's zoo in a decade is finishing a mandatory quarantine and preparing to meet visitors for the first time later this month. But first, the female bald eagle needs a name. Zoo...
  • Cruelty to animals leads to cruelty toward humans [Letter]

    Cruelty to animals leads to cruelty toward humans [Letter]
    I loved Lori K. Brown's recent commentary on a Baltimore City police officer's cruelty to animals ("Lessons from Nala," June 30). Like everyone I know, I was disgusted by the horrible killing of someone's pet, and Ms. Brown perfectly articulated our...
  • Melvin Ray Harris, zoo and aquarium volunteer

    Melvin Ray Harris, zoo and aquarium volunteer
    Melvin Ray Harris, a longtime employee of the United States Information Agency whose love of the outdoors led to stints with the National Park Service and as a volunteer at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore and the National Aquarium, died May 24 at the...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, June 8 Community fair The Israel Peace Fair will be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Columbia Jewish Congregation, 5885 Robert Oliver Place in Columbia. Event features nonprofits which support peace, social justice and environmental issues in...
  • Art Outside should bring more attention to Druid Hill Park [Letter]

    Art Outside should bring more attention to Druid Hill Park [Letter]
    Thank you for your coverage of this past weekend's Art Outside festival — a real gem of an event for everyone in Baltimore ("Art Outside returns to Druid Hill Park," May 16). My wholehearted congratulations to Barbara Shapiro and her team who...
  • BGE's new CEO settles in after a demanding few years

    BGE's new CEO settles in after a demanding few years
    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...
  • Marion C. Cohen, arts patron

    Marion C. Cohen, arts patron
    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. The daughter...
  • Snow winding down with 3-6 inches on the ground, as temperatures plunge

    Snow winding down with 3-6 inches on the ground, as temperatures plunge
    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...
  • After another dash of snow, record-breaking cold possible Tuesday

    After another dash of snow, record-breaking cold possible Tuesday
    Monday's snowfall introduced a spell of more dangerous cold that could continue to disrupt work, school and travel in the region for several days. Temperatures early Tuesday morning were forecast to threaten a record dating to 1873, with lows in the...
  • Four lion cubs born at the National Zoo in Washington

    Four lion cubs born at the National Zoo in Washington
    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...
  • DNR studies state's bear population

    DNR studies state's bear population
    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...
  • Dolly, Maryland Zoo elephant, dies

    Dolly, Maryland Zoo elephant, dies
    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...