Plastic pollution in the environment is a global problem for wildlife. Pledge to kick the plastic habit this July and join our Plastic Free July @ecochallengeorg team—you'll make a difference for animals and have a lot of fun, too! Team sign up link in bio. #plasticfree #plasticfreejuly #plasticpollution #reducereuserecycle #zoo #AllForAnimals #marylandzoo #joinus #team #teamwork #turtle #baltimore

When you're the tallest land mammal and still can't reach the best leaves at the top of the tree, you improvise, like giraffe Caesar. 😂 #marylandzoo #zoo #baltimore #caesar #giraffe #giraffesofinstagram #giraffelove #maryland #funnyanimals #amazinganimals

Something to 🎺 about! The two trumpeter swan cygnets that hatched last month are growing up fast. These young swans will eventually be released in Oregon as part of a swan conservation program. #allforanimals #swan #trumpeterswan #babyanimals #wildlifeconservation #savingspecies #zooborns #marylandzoo

You might notice a new green initiative in our parking lot! We’re proud to be the home of @mybge's first EVsmart electric vehicle chargers in Baltimore City. The chargers are now available for public use and we're one step closer to a sustainable future for wildlife and wild places. #electricvehicle #sustainability #greeninitiative #green #cleanenergy #bge #baltimorecity #penguin #marylandzoo #electriccar #chargingstation #marylandzoo #bmore #baltimore #maryland #baltimorepride

Two southern white rhinos have been strutting & splashing around the African Watering Hole since mid-spring, and as of today, they have official names! Drumroll, please... #rhino #rhinoceros #namingcontest #marylandzoo #animalnews #JP #Jelani #maryland #baltimore #zoo #animals

We're happy to announce that the two southern white rhinos that made their debut earlier this spring now have official names. Next time you come to the Zoo, ...

🦒GIRAFFE KEEPER Q&A🦒: Ask your questions about the tallest animal on earth now! Answers straight from the giraffe team will be posted throughout the day on June 21st for #WorldGiraffeDay. #qanda #giraffe #animals #keeper #zookeeper #marylandzoo #allforanimals

⚠️🏗 Construction Zone! 🏗⚠️ Nest construction, that is. Check out how much progress the hamerkops have made on their nest over the last few weeks. #hamerkop #nest #nesting #bird #birds #birdsofinstagram #amazinganimals #allforanimals #marylandzoo

The #broodX cicada chow down continues! #insect #turtles #birds #hellbender #animals #zoo #broodx #cicadas #maryland #marylandzoo

Hide & seek...baby chimpanzee style. Swipe ⬅️ for 😂 #hideandseek #babyanimals #chimp #chimpazee #funnyanimals #lola #zoo #marylandzoo #baltimore #maryland