Despite getting off to a rough start, Maryland Zoo officials are feeling optimistic about their giraffe calf’s future, thanks in no small part to a fresh infusion of antibody-rich plasma from an adult giraffe in Ohio.
After two decades with no newborn giraffes, Baltimore’s zoo in Druid Hill Park has welcomed two in the last four months.
Two members of the Maryland Natural Resources Police force helped a pair of deer miraculously escape from a bog this past weekend in a bayside Anne Arundel County town.
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore lost an enduring member of its herd yesterday.
Normally it’s a lucky day when you spot a manatee in Maryland waters, though it probably doesn’t bode well for the animal if it’s this late in the year. Someone in Dundalk had that recent misfortunate when they stumbled across a manatee that had passed away and was left stranded.
Navy has a new goat.
For years, medical students practiced certain procedures on live animals–primarily pigs–in order to hone their techniques before dealing with actual patients; afterwards, the animals are euthanized. But that practice has increasingly come under attack from animal rights activists.