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Maryland Zoo Baltimore

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  • First-ever lion cubs born at Maryland Zoo

    First-ever lion cubs born at Maryland Zoo
    The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore announced the "bittersweet" news Thursday that its first-ever lion cubs had been born, but their mother had died of birth complications. Lioness Badu, just 31/2 years old, went into labor and gave birth to two cubs, a male...
  • 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...
  • Maryland Zoo, Pratt Library bet on the Ravens

    Maryland Zoo, Pratt Library bet on the Ravens
    When it comes to Super Bowl XLVII, it seems everyone is willing to put some skin in the game. Or at least a little ego. (Yes, we're talking about you, Mayor Hancock.) The bets for - and against - the Baltimore Ravens are piling up. And it's not just in...
  • Cap on ticket fees would hurt Baltimore

    Cap on ticket fees would hurt Baltimore
    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...
  • All Together Now at Howard library branches

    Central Library 10375 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. 410-313-7800. •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....
  • For Baltimore zoo and its penguins, a new era is at hand

    For Baltimore zoo and its penguins, a new era is at hand
    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...
  • Columbus Day schedule and closings

    This schedule will be in effect Monday: Government offices Open in Anne Arundel County, Annapolis, Frederick, Harford and Howard counties. Closed in Baltimore City; Baltimore and Carroll counties. Courts Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll,...
  • 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...
  • The animal verdict is in: Winter will soon be but a memory

    The animal verdict is in: Winter will soon be but a memory
    The only thing colder and stiffer than the crowd bundled up near a Washington fountain early Saturday morning was a woodchuck standing on its hind legs on a small wooden platform. Potomac Phil, you see, is stuffed. Or more precisely, taxidermied. When...