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A chimpanzee screeches from inside a cage. (Photo credit: SEYLLOU/AFP/Getty Images)

Roadside Zoos Object to Proposed Restrictions in Maryland

Three Maryland roadside zoos are objecting to a bill in the General Assembly that could bar them from obtaining new big cats, bears and primates.


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Exotic Animals Die In 2-Alarm Pet Shop Fire

Maryland fire officials say a fire inside a Cecil County exotic pets shop has killed an unknown number of animals.


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Woman Struck By Lightning in Md.

A Cecil County official says a 19-year-old woman is in stable condition after being struck by lightning.