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Engaging People with the Wonder of the Living World

The Zoo’s mission is to inspire and educate people to join with it in the active support and conservation of wildlife and wild places. The Zoo is committed to serving its communities by engaging people with the wonder of the living world through personal encounters that foster lifelong harmonious relationships with nature.

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Another reason to shell-ebrate spring! Box turtles and other Maryland-native reptiles are becoming more active after a period of winter rest called brumation. 🐢🌷 #boxturtle #easternboxturtle #reptilesofinstagram #turlte #spring #signsofspring #maryland #animals #marylandzoo

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