Penguin Encounters

It’s your chance to meet and greet endangered African penguins!


*Daily, hours vary

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Zoo Bites: Animal Nutrition Tour

Take part in an exclusive one-of-kind experience inside the Maryland Zoo’s commissary complex!


*Twice monthly

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Insider’s Tour

Get an insider’s look at such topics as animal adaptations, habitats, conservation, and zoo exhibits!


*Daily, Fri-Mon

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Goat Grooming

Get up close with some very friendly (and furry) faces in the Zoo’s Farmyard.


*Daily, free

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Giraffe Feeding Station

The Feeding Station features a gated feeding area where visitors can purchase a branch of acacia browse to feed the giraffe.

THIS ATTRACTION IS CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO ZOO CONSTRUCTION.


*Daily, winter hours vary

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Behind-the-Scenes Tours

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