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Julius, Maryland Zoo’s Newborn Giraffe, Passes Away

0 Written by: | Monday, Jul 17, 2017 9:06am

Photo via Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

After a monthlong fight, staff at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore bid goodbye to Julius this weekend.

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Featured, Lifeline

Staff Nabbed a Rabid Groundhog Roaming the Maryland Zoo Last Week

1 Written by: | Friday, Jul 14, 2017 9:45am

A groundhog in Minnesota. Photo by April King, via Wikimedia Commons.

Your worst zoo-related nightmare shouldn’t be an escaped jungle cat or poisonous snake sneaking up on you. It’s a rabid groundhog stalking you and others around the premises.

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IV Procedure Postponed for Julius the Giraffe, Now that He’s Feeding from a Pan

0 Written by: | Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 11:26am

Photo via Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

Month-old giraffe calf Julius is still in critical condition, but at least he’s eating again. That development was enough to convince zoo staff to put off a planned “major procedure” for the giraffe that was set to take place yesterday.

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Culture, Featured, Lifeline

Zoo’s Newborn Giraffe Gets a Name, Starting to See Health Improve

0 Written by: | Monday, Jun 26, 2017 11:10am

Photo via Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

Things are looking up for the Maryland Zoo’s 10-day-old giraffe calf, and not just because he now has his own moniker.

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Lifeline

Two-Year-Old Zebra from Idaho Arrives at Maryland Zoo

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 3:30pm

Photo by Jeffrey F. Bill, courtesy of the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

It’s been a busy start to the summer for Druid Hill Park’s zoo, particularly for staff in the so-called African Journey exhibits.

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Lifeline

Columbus Zoo Lends its Giraffe Plasma to Maryland Zoo’s Newborn Calf

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 4:58pm

The giraffe calf drinks from a bottle. Photo via Maryland Zoo in Baltimore.

Despite getting off to a rough start, Maryland Zoo officials are feeling optimistic about their giraffe calf’s future, thanks in no small part to a fresh infusion of antibody-rich plasma from an adult giraffe in Ohio.

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Maryland Zoo in Baltimore Gets Another Baby Giraffe

0 Written by: | Monday, Jun 19, 2017 9:37am

Photo via Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

After two decades with no newborn giraffes, Baltimore’s zoo in Druid Hill Park has welcomed two in the last four months.

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Md. Natural Resources Police Save Two Deer Stuck in Anne Arundel Co. Mud Pit

0 Written by: | Monday, May 08, 2017 3:40pm

Photo via Maryland Natural Resources Police

Two members of the Maryland Natural Resources Police force helped a pair of deer miraculously escape from a bog this past weekend in a bayside Anne Arundel County town.

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Maryland Zoo in Baltimore Bids Farewell to Stalwart Zebra

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 03, 2017 2:57pm

Photo by Jeffrey F. Bill, courtesy of the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore lost an enduring member of its herd yesterday.

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Dundalk, Featured, Lifeline

Unusual Discovery in Dundalk Yields Body of Manatee

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 3:09pm

Courtesy Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Courtesy Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Normally it’s a lucky day when you spot a manatee in Maryland waters, though it probably doesn’t bode well for the animal if it’s this late in the year. Someone in Dundalk had that recent misfortunate when they stumbled across a manatee that had passed away and was left stranded.

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