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Maryland Zoo Baltimore

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  • 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...
  • Will Punxsutawney Phil see his shadow?

    Will Punxsutawney Phil see his shadow?
    At 7:20 a.m. Saturday Punxsutawney Phil will leave his burrow at Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa., for the 123rd time and prognosticate how much longer winter will last. If Phil sees his shadow and returns to his burrow it means six more weeks of...
  • In appreciation of Alaska the bear, and those who rescued her

    In appreciation of Alaska the bear, and those who rescued her
    Alaska, the polar bear who recently died at the Maryland Zoo, is a touching example of how animals can recover from years of deprived living conditions in circuses if given the opportunity (Polar bear euthanized at Maryland zoo," Jan. 16). People for...
  • Another light snowfall expected to arrive for Friday afternoon rush hour

    Another light snowfall expected to arrive for Friday afternoon rush hour
    Another fast-moving dusting of snow could snarl the Friday evening commute, with a dangerous chill still not expected to lift until early next week. The cold snap has already contributed to some deaths, state health officials said, though an exact...
  • Ravens fan of the week: Charlotte Krause

    Ravens fan of the week: Charlotte Krause
    Less than a decade ago, Kingsville resident Charlotte Krause didn't know a thing about football. "I cheered when everyone else cheered and booed when everyone else booed," she said. Then "I went to a preseason game in 2004 and had a chance to learn...
  • Zoo's animals enjoy unseasonable warmth

    Zoo's animals enjoy unseasonable warmth
    Like kids bursting out the schoolhouse doors for recess, when the Maryland Zoo's 11 chimpanzees were allowed outside Saturday for a rare bit of winter sunshine, they couldn't help, well, monkeying around. They climbed to the very top of the mesh...
  • Maryland Zoo polar bear 'Alaska' dies

    Maryland Zoo polar bear 'Alaska' dies
    "Alaska," a Maryland Zoo polar bear that had been rescued from a Mexican circus a decade ago, was euthanized Tuesday after suffering from kidney failure, zoo officials said. The female bear had been confiscated in Puerto Rico by U.S. Fish and Wildlife...
  • Polar bear dies at Maryland Zoo

    Alaska, a Maryland Zoo polar bear that had been rescued from a Mexican circus a decade ago, was euthanized Tuesday after suffering kidney failure, zoo officials said. The bear had been confiscated in Puerto Rico by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service agents...