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Maryland Zoo Baltimore

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  • 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...
  • Samson the elephant improves, is taken off meds

    Samson the elephant improves, is taken off meds
    The young male elephant that fell ill with a deadly virus at the Maryland Zoo has been taken off medication and is expected to make a full recovery, zoo officials said Wednesday. "We know from other elephant experts that he will have up and down days, as...
  • Zoo bears responsibility for elephant's illness

    Zoo bears responsibility for elephant's illness
    The Maryland Zoo's 4-year-old elephant Samson's serious illness with herpes is one example of how zoo breeding programs put elephants at risk ("Young elephant recovering from virus," March 14). This frightening disease causes massive internal...
  • Veterans Day schedule

    This schedule will be in effect Monday: Government offices Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Frederick, Harford and Howard counties; and in Annapolis and Baltimore City. Courts Closed in all jurisdictions. Libraries Open in Anne Arundel...
  • Like/Dislike: Steve Dombroskie, zookeeper

    Like/Dislike: Steve Dombroskie, zookeeper
    Steve Dombroskie has always been devoted to animals — alive and extinct. "I wanted to be a zookeeper since I was about 4 years old," the 26-year-old Mount Washington resident said. "My back-up plan was to work at Jurassic Park, but that kind of...
  • Wedded: Lauren Webb and Brennan Tolstoi

    Wedded: Lauren Webb and Brennan Tolstoi
    Wedding day: Oct. 14, 2012 Her story: Lauren Webb, 26, grew up in Glen Burnie. She is the grants manager for Young Audiences Arts for Learning Maryland. Her father, Gary Webb, works for Verizon, and her mother, Renee Webb, is a neonatal nurse at the...