animals

On The Town

These Adorable Animals Call Local Shops Home

Pay these pets a visit at local stores, breweries, and makerspaces around town.

The Chatter

New BGE and Maryland Zoo Partnership Provides Fresh Food for the Animals

The program will use tree trimmings to feed various animals at the zoo.

Food & Drink

Animal Attraction

For local restaurants, it’s lions, and tigers, and bears, oh my!

Outside World

City Launches Flowering Tree Trails Initiative and 100 Baby Turtles Hatch on Assateague

A roundup of eco-news from around the area.

Outside World

Baby Penguins at Maryland Zoo Will Burn Your Retinas With Cuteness

Okay, not really. But they are very cute!

Outside World

Field Notes: Maryland Sues EPA for Clean Air, Baltimore's 'Fatberg', and a Horse Named Slurpee

A roundup of eco-news from around the area.

News & Community

Expect lots of changes when the Maryland Zoo opens up full time

When the Maryland Zoo opens up full time, expect a lot of changes.

News & Community

Tough Love

After Maryland’s highest court finds pit bulls “inherently dangerous,” the breed’s supporters take their fight to the General Assembly.

News & Community

Paw and Order

Police K-9 units have become an increasingly essential law-enforcement tool in and around Baltimore.

Arts & Culture

The Life Aquatic

At the Aquarium, things really start hopping (and crawling and swimming) after visiting hours. See what happens behind closed doors.

News & Community

Ape Crusader

Why is local veterinarian, entrepreneur, and bon vivant Kim Hammond spending so much time in East Africa?

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