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Event Pick: Enjoy a Guinness at the Maryland Zoo

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Photo via Facebook

Brew at the Zoo, the annual festival allowing entrants to sample beer and wine and mingle with the critters at the Maryland Zoo, has come and gone. Tonight presents anyone who missed out with a rare second chance to imbibe in close proximity to animals, at the more streamlined Guinness at the Zoo.

Event Pick: An Easter egg hunt, animal demo’s and more at the Maryland Zoo

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Flyer via Maryland Zoo/Facebook

The Maryland Zoo will be filled with eggs today—the fun kind that kids can collect and exchange for sweets.

Columbus Zoo Lends its Giraffe Plasma to Maryland Zoo’s Newborn Calf

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The giraffe calf drinks from a bottle. Photo via Maryland Zoo in Baltimore.

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.

Two Orphaned Grizzly Bear Cubs Find a Home at the Maryland Zoo

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Photo by Jeffrey F. Bill, Courtesy of Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

After a very long year for two bear cubs from Montana, the pair of furry beasts have found a home right here in Baltimore.

Voters Name Maryland Zoo’s Newborn Giraffe Calf ‘Willow’

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Photo by Jeffrey F. Bill, Courtesy Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

The newest addition to the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore now shares a name with a common type of tree and Will Smith’s celebrity daughter.

New Baby Female Giraffe Born at the Maryland Zoo – The First in 20 Years

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Photo by Jeffrey F. Bill, Courtesy Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

A very tall baby has joined the diverse clan of wildlife in the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore’s African Journey section.

Maryland Zoo Welcomes Cheetah Brothers

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Refu and Wgasa. Photo courtesy of The Maryland Zoo
Refu and Wgasa. Photo courtesy of The Maryland Zoo

The Maryland Zoo announced today that two male cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) have arrived from the San Diego Wildlife Safari Park to take up residence in the African Journey section of the Zoo.  Refu (Ray-fu) and Wgasa (Wa-gasa) were born at the San Diego Safari Park in July 2014, and are named for historical locations within that park.  “We are very happy to welcome these two cheetah to the Zoo,” said Mike McClure, general curator at the Zoo. “They are young and healthy, and definitely have a good bond with one another.”

Brewer’s Art Has a New Zoo Brew

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penguinpilsA pair of much-loved Baltimore enjoyment providers are celebrating anniversaries this year, so they figured they would team up.

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