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Maryland Zoo Baltimore

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  • Maryland Zoo asking public to choose name for new bald eagle

    Maryland Zoo asking public to choose name for new bald eagle
    The Maryland Zoo is calling all birds of a feather to help name its new bald eagle. The contest, which opened on Independence Day and runs through July 14, is asking the public to name its newest avian resident, a female eagle found in North Carolina in...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...