Maryland Zoo

Type: Organization
Name: Maryland Zoo
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Maryland Zoo to Unveil New Penguin Coast on Sept 27

Updated: Friday, September 19 2014, 02:30 PM EDTThe Maryland Zoo will be closed from Monday, September 22 through Friday, September 26 as it prepares to open its new Penguin Coast exhibit and the Marsh Aviary.The flamingo flock will also be returning, ... [Published FOX 45 WBFF - 13 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Out and About: Check out day trip ideas, festivals and more

September 18, 2014Aug. 23-Oct.19Get lost in time during a fall weekend at the Maryland Renaissance Festival. From entertainment such as jousting matches to medieval food like meat-on-a-stick, the festival is great for family members of all ages. Tickets ... [Published Catholic Review - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Get That Life: How I Became a Zookeeper

Robin Sutker has never met an animal she couldn't love, so it's a good thing she's a zookeeper, which, contrary to fantasies about cuddling furry baby beasts all day, is actually physically and emotionally taxing work and the definition of "a labor of ... [Published Cosmopolitan - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Pose like a penguin, win a lifetime zoo membership

What would it take to get you to pose like a penguin and share it for everyone on the interwebs to see?It's worth contemplating because the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore is celebrating the opening of its new Penguin Coast -- which will let visitors get more ... [Published Baltimore Sun - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Penguin Coast debut at Maryland Zoo to offer more intimate penguin encounters

With the September 27th grand opening of the Penguin Coast exhibit at The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore just two weeks away, there is much excitement building among the African black-footed penguins, 32 of which have already been moved in and are enjoying ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

The ‘5th Annual 'Heat It To Beat It' event

The Maryland Zoo , located in Baltimore City, Maryland, is to be the site of the “ 5th Annual Heat It To Beat It ” walk to raise awareness of peritoneal cancers and the research for this complicated set of cancers. On Sunday, September 14, 2014, the Zoo ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Filming the Gorilla Doctors

A documentary about African mountain gorillas that's about to air on The Nature of Things, is rooted closer to home than you might think.Veterinarian Michael Cranfield, a Peterborough native, and filmmaker Michael Boland, a Peterborough resident, are ... [Published Peterborough Examiner - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Maryland Zoo's new Penguin Coast nearly complete

Two years and $11 million later, the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore's new Penguin Coast exhibit is nearly complete.The people behind the project said it's a state-of-the-art-exhibit that will allow visitors to get up close and personal with the South African ... [Published WBAL Channel - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Registration opening for Zoo Zoom in Maryland

BALTIMORE (AP) - Registration is opening for an 8k race that goes through the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore as well as Druid Hill Park. Registration for the Zoo Zoom will open Monday at noon. The race will be limited to the first 1,750 people. Registration ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Three Events to Get in Touch With Nature

Poet William Cullen Bryant once described autumn as “the year’s last, loveliest smile.” We suggest getting in touch with nature before that smile fades and you’re faced with winter’s scowl.Ladew Topiary Gardens celebrates the season with its annual Children’s ... [Published Baltimore Magazine - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

These rare zoo animals are strangely beautiful

With over 17,000 animal species classified as vulnerable, endangered or critically endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature, zoos are increasingly becoming the site to find the world's rarest creatures.Without having to leave your ... [Published ABC Action News - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Jun 06 2014 - Updated Jun 06 2014 - 1 reports

Maryland Zoo offers free shuttle from Inner Harbor

BALTIMORE (AP) - The Maryland Zoo plans to offer a free shuttle for visitors coming from Baltimore's Inner Harbor. The zoo says the Safari Express shuttle will operate on Saturdays in July and August. The free service begins July 5 and runs through ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jun 06 2014]

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I came into the field at a great time, when there's a green movement that says, "You can recycle, don't throw your trash on the ground, know where your pets come from." It's important to understand the choices you make every day, and to pick one or two small things to change: not using straws; using metal chopsticks...
...to stand with your wrists on your hips, with your fingers spreading forward," Timm Baldwin, director of marketing at the zoo, said in a statement. "This pose is actually the American Sign Language sign for penguin, which we think is really dynamic."
"I still love it, I love going there," Cranfield said, "Riverview gave me the wherewithal to go where I went."
"Our capability to house African penguins now doubles. So, instead of housing about 50, we can house about 100" Kottyan said

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Maryland Zoo to Unveil New Penguin Coast on Sep... [Published FOX 45 WBFF - 13 hours ago]
Out and About: Check out day trip ideas, festiv... [Published Catholic Review - Sep 18 2014]
Get That Life: How I Became a Zookeeper [Published Cosmopolitan - Sep 15 2014]
Pose like a penguin, win a lifetime zoo membership [Published Baltimore Sun - Sep 15 2014]
Penguin Coast debut at Maryland Zoo to offer mo... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 13 2014]
New penguin exhibit to open at the Maryland Zoo [Published ABC2 News - Sep 13 2014]
The ‘5th Annual 'Heat It To Beat It' event [Published Examiner.com - Sep 10 2014]
Filming the Gorilla Doctors [Published Peterborough Examiner - Sep 10 2014]
Maryland Zoo's new Penguin Coast nearly complete [Published WBAL Channel - Sep 09 2014]
Registration opening for Zoo Zoom in Maryland [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Sep 08 2014]
Three Events to Get in Touch With Nature [Published Baltimore Magazine - Sep 05 2014]
These rare zoo animals are strangely beautiful [Published ABC Action News - Sep 02 2014]
Explore New Horseshoe Casino, Minutes Away From... [Published U-T San Diego - Aug 27 2014]
Activists Concerned About Birds Crashing Into B... [Published Baltimore Magazine - Aug 20 2014]
Free Fall Baltimore returns in October [Published Business First of Buffalo - Aug 14 2014]
Homicide chief replaced as killings remain unso... [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 14 2014]
Montgomery County community calendar, Aug. 14 t... [Published Washington Post - Aug 13 2014]
Maryland Zoo offers free shuttle from Inner Harbor [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jun 06 2014]
International College Counselors Recommend Cele... [Published PRWeb - May 22 2014]
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