| Sep 5, 2013
| 5:04 PM
A new species of lemur has arrived at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, adding to a multi-species collection that has also grown in other ways recently.
Alexander and Fern, the two new ring-tailed lemurs, are the first of their kind at the zoo, which also...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 3:10 AM
Susan Coyle of Abingdon recently won a Zookeeper for a Day Giveaway for her 2-year-old granddaughter, Cadence, that was sponsored by the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore and College Savings Plans of Maryland.
As "Zookeeper for a Day," Cadence and her guests...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 6:37 PM
As a blazing sun beat down on the city Tuesday, Rock Island — the moated exhibit at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore where African penguins zip through cool, shallow waters — seemed a good place to be.
But the Druid Hill Park enclosure is...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 5:15 AM
I am writing to respond to recent letters to the editor regarding City Council Bill 12-0239 and to express support for amendments to put forth by Councilwoman Rikki Spector ("Council fumbles Ticketmaster fees," July 5). The Greater Baltimore Cultural...
| Jul 11, 2013
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•All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes.
•C.S.I. Owl Pellets. July 31, 2 p.m. Use investigative skills to figure out what the owl ate....
| Jun 28, 2013
| 5:56 PM
For nearly 20 years, I watched a landmark stone house deteriorate. Once one of the proudest addresses in the city, the home of the Druid Hill Park superintendent and later the Maryland Zoo director became vacant.
Trees began growing through its windows...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 9:45 AM
The Maryland Zoo's 4-year-old elephant Samson's serious illness with herpes is one example of how zoo breeding programs put elephants at risk ("Young elephant recovering from virus," March 14). This frightening disease causes massive internal...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 8:05 PM
He was the teenager who wasn't embarrassed to hug his mom at Severna Park High School while other students looked on, who pitched on the Falcons' 2009 state championship baseball team, and who matured into a Marine with a swallow tattoo on his right arm....
| Mar 21, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Samson, the young male elephant who was diagnosed with a deadly virus at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore late last month, has continued to recover in recent days and has "turned a very positive corner" in his treatment, according to zoo officials.
| Mar 13, 2013
| 5:39 PM
A deadly virus has stricken Samson, the only elephant born at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore in its 137-year history, but zoologists are hopeful that he will recover because the strain is thought to be less serious in his species. Samson also has...
| Mar 8, 2013
The engagement of Erin Fitzgerald and Stephen Dombroskie has been announced.
Fitzgerald is the daughter of Kevin and Michelle Fitzgerald of Edgewood. She is a 2002 graduate of Edgewood High School and a 2011 graduate of Harford Community College, where...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Schools and government offices aren't the only things closing down in anticipation of today's snowstorm. Here is a partial list, continually being updated, of cultural and commercial institutions shutting down for the day.
The American Visionary Art...