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Maryland Zoo Baltimore

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  • Abingdon youngster serves as 'Zookeeper for a Day'

    Abingdon youngster serves as 'Zookeeper for a Day'
    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...
  • Maryland Zoo gets two new endangered ring-tailed lemurs

    Maryland Zoo gets two new endangered ring-tailed lemurs
    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...
  • Eileen Abato, fashion director

    Eileen Abato, fashion director
    Eileen Abato, a retired department store fashion director who became an advocate for AIDS awareness, died of leukemia Thursday at the Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Towson resident was 69. Born Eileen Mary Wible in a Philadelphia suburb, she grew up in...
  • Park superintendent home getting a face-lift

    Park superintendent home getting a face-lift
    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...
  • Leopard, longtime resident of Maryland Zoo, euthanized after illness

    Leopard, longtime resident of Maryland Zoo, euthanized after illness
    A popular 20-year-old female leopard that had lived at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore since 1995 was euthanized on Thursday morning after a battle with mammary cancer, according to zoo officials. The leopard, Amari, came to Baltimore with a male...
  • Donald J. Artes, pediatric respiratory therapist

    Donald J. Artes, pediatric respiratory therapist
    Donald J. Artes, a Sinai Hospital pediatric respiratory therapist who was known as a skilled clinician and administrator, died May 24 of complications from an infection at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Fullerton resident was 54. "He was...
  • Challenge water rates and 'rain tax'

    Challenge water rates and 'rain tax'
    I want to both honor and condemn The Sun for its coverage of an issue that the average city citizen feels both perplexed and confused about. It's difficult for people to understand how they can be taxed with a Stormwater Utility Fee buried among 20 ballot...
  • Zoo teams up with state to promote college savings plans

    Zoo teams up with state to promote college savings plans
    May 29 has been dubbed 529 College Savings Day -- get it 5/29 and 529, as in the part of the tax code that allows the savings plan? -- and the College Savings Plans of Maryland (CSPM) is teaming up with the Maryland Zoo to promote awareness of the plans. ...
  • Earth-friendly spirit prevails at Mount View Middle School

    The results are in: Mount View Middle School rocked its Green Field Day on April 24. Not only did the students raise $1,500 for the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore — and get to slime Assistant Principal Linda Monti as a reward — but they also...
  • A 'Passport' to the world of Druid Hill Park

    A 'Passport' to the world of Druid Hill Park
    A Roland Park resident has created a "passport" to Druid Hill Park. Janet Felsten, founder and director of the nonprofit group Baltimore Green Map, introduced the green-colored passport April 19 at a Baltimore Green Week kickoff party in the...
  • Camel rides return to Maryland Zoo

    Camel rides return to Maryland Zoo
    Two Arabian camels who spend their summers in Baltimore are taking on passengers for short daytime trips past their penguin and elephant neighbors at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore for the next few months. The one-humped animals, also known as...
  • Endangered lemur couple gives birth at Maryland Zoo

    Endangered lemur couple gives birth at Maryland Zoo
    An endangered lemur species native only to the island of Madagascar has grown its global population by one with the birth last month of Maximilian — the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore's newest Coquerel's sifaka. The species (pronounced CAHK-ker-rells...