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Maryland Zoo Baltimore

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  • 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...
  • Severna Park Marine dies in Nevada military training accident

    Severna Park Marine dies in Nevada military training accident
    He was the teenager who wasn't embarrassed to hug his mom at Severna Park High School while other students looked on, who pitched on the Falcons' 2009 state championship baseball team, and who matured into a Marine with a swallow tattoo on his right arm....
  • Young elephant continues to recover from deadly virus at Maryland Zoo

    Young elephant continues to recover from deadly virus at Maryland Zoo
    Samson, the young male elephant who was diagnosed with a deadly virus at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore late last month, has continued to recover in recent days and has "turned a very positive corner" in his treatment, according to zoo officials. "His...
  • Young Maryland Zoo elephant Samson recovering from deadly virus

    Young Maryland Zoo elephant Samson recovering from deadly virus
    A deadly virus has stricken Samson, the only elephant born at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore in its 137-year history, but zoologists are hopeful that he will recover because the strain is thought to be less serious in his species. Samson also has...
  • Monday closures and cancellations due to Hurricane Sandy

    Monday closures and cancellations due to Hurricane Sandy
    The following cancellations and closures have been announced in anticipation of severe weather conditions from Hurricane Sandy: SCHOOLS * Public schools are closed in Baltimore and in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford and Howard counties,...
  • City voters change election cycle, require more audits

    Baltimore voters were poised to approve four charter amendments Tuesday, including one to move city elections to the same years that the nation chooses a president. The city would hold its next election in 2016, under one of the changes leading by...
  • Conaway says he's planning water bill lawsuit

    Conaway says he's planning water bill lawsuit
    Baltimore's clerk of the Circuit Court announced plans Monday for a class action lawsuit to force the city to collect delinquent water bills from businesses and other large customers. Circuit Court Clerk Frank M. Conaway cited a Baltimore Sun report that...
  • Maryland Zoo pays its overdue water bill

    Maryland Zoo pays its overdue water bill
    The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore has paid the majority of its $130,000 overdue water bill, city records show. Jane Ballentine, a spokeswoman for the zoo, alerted The Sun to the payment this weekend. "The checks have cleared, so we consider the water bill...
  • Labor Day schedule and closings

    This schedule will be in effect Monday: Government offices, courts and libraries Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard and Frederick counties, and in Baltimore City and Annapolis. Public schools Closed in all jurisdictions....
  • Zoe, one of the Maryland Zoo's three giraffes, dies

    Zoe, one of the Maryland Zoo's three giraffes, dies
    Zoe, a 16-year-old giraffe at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, died Thursday after receiving anesthesia during a medical procedure. The reticulated giraffe was a favorite of visitors who occasionally were allowed to feed her "We are stunned by the sudden...