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Video: Watch Fishbowl Faves, a recap of the most popular Baltimore Fishbowl stories of the month


What do the Gun Trace Task Force, Michelle Obama’s portrait, and Pebbles the emotional support hamster have in common?  They’re all part of February’s Fishbowl Faves, our monthly video round-up of the most popular stories of the month.  Our video collaborator Joey Malinski of ATB Productions hosts from inside the Mt. Washington Tavern.

‘Emotional Support Hamster’ Barred from Flight, Flushed Down Toilet at BWI

Photo by James G. Howes, via Wikimedia Commons

Pebbles, a so-called emotional support hamster, was headed to sunny Florida with her owner in November when she arrived at BWI Airport. Sadly, her furry companion didn’t make it out of Baltimore.

Howard Co. Company Gets Green Light to Test Driverless Car Parking at BWI

Photo by Xnatedawgx, via Wikimedia Commons

Someday soon, you could be parking at the BWI Airport garage before a flight and watch a driverless vehicle sneak in next to you.

Border Patrol Agents Intercept Illicit Stuffed Puffin at BWI Airport

Photo via U.S. Customs and Border Patrol

In these tense times, customs agents at BWI Airport are on high alert for all threats, big or small. This month, they protected our borders from a taxidermied Atlantic puffin that a passenger brought in from Iceland.