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Maryland Zoo Baltimore

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  • Lemur researcher works to save endangered species

    Lemur researcher works to save endangered species
    When researcher Erik Patel hiked into the mountainous rain forest of northeast Madagascar in 2001, he was a doctoral student embarking on a quest for basic scientific knowledge about one of the rarest primates in the world: a snow-white lemur called the...
  • Maryland Zoo welcomes new lioness, giraffe

    Maryland Zoo welcomes new lioness, giraffe
    Badu the lioness and Kesi the giraffe have taken up permanent residence in Charm City. The newest critters to call the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore home are going on public display for the first time this week. Kesi (rhymes with Jesse) was obtained from...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday
    WEATHER: Partly sunny, high near 65. Tonight is expected to be mostly cloudy, low around 50. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues. TOP NEWS Postal inspectors focus on Calif.-Md. delivery of drugs: Search warrants unsealed...
  • Maryland Zoo's new lioness a star attraction

    I was utterly thrilled by your story about the new animals arriving at the zoo ("Maryland Zoo welcomes new lioness, giraffe," Dec. 3). However, I wish there had been as much in the article about the lioness, such as her age and weight, as there was...
  • 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...
  • Billboard companies object to proposed city tax

    Billboard companies object to proposed city tax
    Area billboard companies are speaking out against a proposed tax introduced this week by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. In a hearing before the City Council's taxation committee Thursday, the global billboard firm Clear Channel Outdoor offered to give...
  • Annual Judith Resnik awards recognize female math, science standouts

    Annual Judith Resnik awards recognize female math, science standouts
    Twelve 11th-grade girls, one from each of Harford County's high schools, were honored for their achievements in math and science, as well as extracurricular activities, during the annual Dr. Judith Resnik Luncheon Saturday at Harford Community College....
  • Mount View Middle School goes green on its field day [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    On Wednesday, April 24, the students at Mount View Middle School will participate in their third annual Green Field Day. Adults may remember traditional field days filled with outdoor games and competitions, but what makes a field day green? Well, the...