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Maryland Zoo Baltimore

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  • 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...
  • Odenton boy walks on the wild side via Make-A-Wish safari

    Odenton boy walks on the wild side via Make-A-Wish safari
    A zoo menagerie — including a parrot, a boa constrictor and an African pygmy hedgehog — greeted 5-year-old Finn Seamans of Odenton on Wednesday when he arrived at a courtyard between two office buildings in Elkridge. But the animals,...
  • Maryland Zoo to bar smoking on grounds

    Maryland Zoo to bar smoking on grounds
    The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore announced Wednesday that it will no longer permit visitors to smoke on its grounds beginning July 1. The zoo said that it will ask visitors to leave the grounds to smoke or use tobacco products, including e-cigarettes. The...
  • Locals are best in two Baltimore area races last weekend

    Nick Pasko of Bel Air and Patrick Hairfield of Abingdon finished one-two in the 20-24 age group Saturday in a round-trip between the Baltimore Zoo and Lake Montebello. The two were among 4,059 runners who raced in the annual Baltimore 10 Miler. Pasko,...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, May 18 Wine tasting The 22nd annual Wine in the Woods will be held at Symphony Woods, 5950 Symphony Woods Road in Columbia. In addition to sampling wine from more than 30 wineries, festival-goers can taste food from area restaurants and hear live...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Planning a great birthday party

    Planning a great birthday party
    Monica Snodgrass was a brave woman to invite more than two dozen 7-year-olds into her home for her son’s birthday party. But with spot-on entertainment planned, it wasn’t the headache one might envision.  The Clarksville mother of three had...
  • Colors and aromas of spring at Daffodil Day [Mostly Main Street]

    At long last it seems safe to revel in daffodils, tulips and crocuses. The day after our last surprise snow fall at the end of March, I was delighted to see crocuses blooming where just the day before there was a pile of snow. If, like me, you are...
  • Maryland Zoo aids in snowy owl rehab

    Maryland Zoo aids in snowy owl rehab
    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...
  • Good Friday schedule and closings

    Good Friday schedule and closings
    This schedule will be in effect Friday, April 18: Government offices Closed in Anne Arundel and Carroll counties, and in Baltimore City and Annapolis. Open in Baltimore, Frederick, Harford and Howard counties. Courts Open in all jurisdictions....
  • Everything you need to know about today's winter storm

    Everything you need to know about today's winter storm
    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...