Celebrating 140 Wild Years
You're invited to a yearlong birthday bash. Click for full event list and anniversary news.
Run Wild
Register now to run an 8k or 1 mile fun run through the Zoo!
Welcome, Pelicans
Three pink-backed pelicans are new to the Zoo.
Antelope Calfs
One sitatunga and one kudu calf were born in June. Both are now periodically on exhibit.
Cheetah Brothers
Young brothers Refu and Wgasa recently made their debut on exhibit.
Fall-Flavored Fun
Join us for the 5th annual OktoBEARfest for beers, bands and more.
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Race This Weekend 140 Years Young 2016 Member Mornings Planning Your Visit Zoomobile

Lace up your running shoes and get ready to race! The Zoo Zoom 8k and Family Fun Run are this Saturday. Register now the run wild with the animals this weekend.


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Join the yearlong birthday bash as America’s 3rd oldest Zoo celebrates its 140th anniversary.


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Member Mornings are the first full weekend of every month!  Learn about free rides and see a complete schedule of 2016 dates.


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There’s so much to see and Zoo! Find out what’s happening on your next wild adventure to The Maryland Zoo.


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Let the Zoo come to you!  Learn how you can schedule an interactive, educational experience with live animals at your school, community center or event.


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Donate to the Zoo

The Zoo is a nonprofit organization that relies on your support to continue its wild mission.

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