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#GivingZooDay

  What is GivingZOOday? The most generous day of the year is Tuesday, November 29th. After giving thanks, eating and shopping the sales, Giving Tuesday is a time to give back to your favorite nonprofit organizations. Here at the Zoo, … Continued

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Maryland Zoo Announces Birth of Coquerel’s Sifaka

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore is pleased to announce the birth of a Coquerel’s sifaka (CAHK-ker-rells she-FAHK) born on Tuesday, October 25, 2015. “We are so excited to have this new baby join our sifaka troop,” stated Erin Cantwell, mammal … Continued

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Recycling for Chimps

Recycling for Primate Conservation One of the biggest threats to chimpanzees and other great apes is the mining of columbite tantalite or “coltan,” an important mineral utilized by many electronic devices such as cell phones. Coltan is primarily mined in … Continued

Maryland Zoo Celebrates 33rd Annual ZooBooo!

ZooBOOO! to feature trick-or-treating, costume contests, Halloween themed animal enrichment It’s a Baltimore Halloween Tradition! On October 28, 29, and 30, The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore will once again host ZooBOOO! The event takes place from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm … Continued

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For inquiries and media requests please contact: Jane Ballentine Director of Public Relations 443.552.5275 jane.ballentine@marylandzoo.org