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A Mother’s Day Story: The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore And Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo Collaborate To Find Infant Chimpanzee A Mother

A baby female chimpanzee, born at The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore on March 12, has moved to Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo in search of a surrogate chimp mother after her birth mother was unable to properly care for her. The … Continued

Recycling at Home

 Why Recycle? Americans make more than 200 million tons of garbage each year Americans throw away 2.5 million plastic bottles hourly & 40 billion soft drink cans yearly If everyone on Earth used as much “stuff” as we do in … Continued

Bat Conservation

Why Bat Conservation? Bats are crucial to many ecosystems around the world Insect-eating bats are the primary predators of night-flying insects Nectar-feeding bats help pollinate plants like bananas and cashews and fruit-eating bats spread seeds Due to many years of … Continued

Volunteer Spotlights

We are celebrating National Volunteer Appreciation Week (April 11-18) by honoring our many wild and wonderful volunteers. The volunteers highlighted below are only a handful of over 1,000 individuals that provide over 36,000 hours of service to support all functions of … Continued

Have You Heard April 2015

 APRIL 2015 IMAGINATION MOVERS LIVE Just announced!  A fun, outdoor concert event for all ages featuring the music making, body shaking Imagination Movers.  See them live at the Zoo on Sunday, June 28th at 1pm. Now through Friday Zoo members and … Continued

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