Renovation update: Elephant Overlook is now closed and the lions are off-exhibit due to construction. The giraffes can still be seen inside Giraffe House. For more information about our exciting project, please visit: http://www.marylandzoo.org/africanjourney
Keepers at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore answer the question: "What advice would you give to someone hoping to get into the field?"
No, we're not on repeat, but we are sensing a theme! Do you have what it takes to become a zookeeper? #NationalZooKeeperWeek
Keepers at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore answer the question: "What is the most interesting behavior you've trained an animal to do?"
How do you give a rhino a pedicure? 🦏 Learn about this training technique and more in our latest video for #NationalZooKeeperWeek!
Keepers at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore answer the question: "What are some misconceptions about zoos and/or zoo keeping?
As we continue celebrating our keepers during #NationalZooKeeperWeek, hear what they have to say about common zoo misconceptions. #allforanimals
These little pigs went oink, oink, oink all the way to their new home in the Farmyard! New 5-month-old KuneKune pigs Wilbur and Orville are now on exhibit: www.marylandzoo.org/pigs
It's National Zoo Keeper Week! We love our keepers, who work hard every day to keep the animals healthy and happy. What's the most surprising part of being a zookeeper you ask? Get the answer straight from the horse's mouth, and look out for other behind-the-scenes videos all week long.
Today is the first ever #WorldChimpanzeeDay! Join us and other leaders in animal care and conservation around the globe in taking time to celebrate our closest animal relatives! Learn more about chimps and the threats they face as an endangered species: www.marylandzoo.org/chimpanzee