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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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What's one way to cool off in this heat? A giant stream of water from the brand new water cannon! Tuffy had a great time enjoying the spray as keepers learned how to use this awesome new enrichment feature. • • #watercannon #elephant #enrichment #beattheheat #hothothot #animalcare #animals #allforanimals #marylandzoo

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