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Maryland Zoo’s Popular Laughing Kookaburra Dies

Bloke, the laughing kookaburra who was one of the Maryland Zoo’s Animal Ambassadors and who appeared in numerous television shows, has died.


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Rare Leopard to Debut at Maryland Zoo

A rare leopard is set to make her debut at The Maryland Zoo Monday.


Photo courtesy of The Maryland Zoo, Jeffrey F. Bill

Vote to Name Baby Penguins at The Maryland Zoo

Two African penguin chicks, the first to be hatched at the Maryland Zoo’s new Penguin Coast exhibit, were born in October, the zoo announced today.


New penguin exhibit "Penguin Coast" now open at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. (Photo: Penguin cam/The Maryland Zoo)

New Penguin Exhibit Opens at Maryland Zoo

It’s been several years and more than $10 million has been spent, but the new penguin exhibit at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore is finally open.


File photo of a bald eagle. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Independence Day Gift: You Can Help Name This Bald Eagle

It’s fitting that online voting to help name a new bald eagle coming to the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore begins on the most patriotic holiday of the year.


Students and campus visitors take a smoke break in one of the four designated smoking areas on campus. (credit: Lauren McLendon/All-News 99.1)

Baltimore Zoo to Become Smoke-Free Facility

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore will be a smoke-free facility beginning July 1.


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Maryland Zoo Offers Free Shuttle From Inner Harbor

The Maryland Zoo plans to offer a free shuttle for visitors coming from Baltimore’s Inner Harbor.


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Elephant Euthanized at Maryland Zoo

Officials at the Maryland Zoo say Dolly, one of the oldest female African elephants in the herd, has been euthanized.


File photo of a mountain lion. (credit: Robert King/Getty Images)

Maryland Zoo Lion Dies After Giving Birth to Twins

The Maryland Zoo says a female lion named Badu has died just days after giving birth to twins.