Off Exhibit at The Maryland Zoo

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Go behind-the-scenes with animal professionals and experts at The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. Join in-depth discussions about wildlife, endangered species and conservation. From mammals to reptiles to birds, learn more about your favorite animals and what the Zoo is doing off exhibit to help protect them.

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Wild Conversations about Animals
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2018-01-03 20:09
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3.01.2018

Off Exhibit: Turtle in Trouble

Episode #41 – Turtle in Trouble They are a Maryland native species and extremely endangered, so when the call came to the Zoo Hospital saying a wild bog turtle from Delaware needed medical treatment we quickly agreed to help. In an exciting twist, it w...
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3.01.2018

Turtle in Trouble

EPISODE #41 – TURTLE IN TROUBLE They are a Maryland native species and extremely endangered, so when the call came to the Zoo Hospital saying a wild bog turtle from Delaware needed medical treatment we quickly agreed to help. In an exciting … Continued...
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18.10.2017

Off Exhibit: Growing Sustainability

Episode #40 The Zoo’s sustainability program is growing, quite literally, in the Commissary Department. With so many mouths to feed here at the Zoo, our grocery list is a long one. Commissary Manager Andrew Young is one of the people responsible for ma...
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18.10.2017

Growing Sustainability

EPISODE #40 – GROWING SUSTAINABILITY The Zoo’s sustainability program is growing, quite literally, in the Commissary Department. With so many mouths to feed here at the Zoo, our grocery list is a long one. Commissary Manager Andrew Young is one of … Co...
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27.09.2017

Off Exhibit: The Science of Birthing Polar Bears

Episode #39 Polar bear pregnancies are complex and unique. They’re one of only a few animals that mate and then become pregnant months later due to something called delayed implantation. As the polar bear population continues to decline biologists are ...
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27.09.2017

The Science of Birthing Polar Bears

EPISODE #39 – THE SCIENCE OF BIRTHING POLAR BEARS Polar bear pregnancies are complex and unique. They’re one of only a few animals that mate and then become pregnant months later due to something called delayed implantation.  As the polar … Continued T...
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13.09.2017

Out of the Box Conservation

EPISODE #38 – OUT OF THE BOX CONSERVATION Box turtles are on exhibit in the Maryland Wilderness, but it’s also not uncommon to see wild box turtles throughout the Zoo.  These unique reptiles are native to Maryland and much of the United … Continued The...
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13.09.2017

Off Exhibit: Out of the Box Conservation

Episode #38 Box turtles are on exhibit in the Maryland Wilderness, but it’s also not uncommon to see wild box turtles throughout the Zoo. These unique reptiles are native to Maryland and much of the United States, however, like many other local species...
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30.08.2017

Off Exhibit: Julius’ Story

Episode #37 In June of this year, the Zoo welcomed its second giraffe calf in less than a few months. The excitement of Kesi’s first calf, however, was quickly replaced with concern as it was clear from the beginning that this giraffe newborn was in ne...
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30.08.2017

Julius’ Story

In June of this year the Zoo welcomed its second giraffe calf in less than a few months. The excitement of Kesi's first calf was quickly replaced with concern as it was clear from the beginning that this giraffe newborn was in need of help. The post J...
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10.05.2017

Off Exhibit: Success on Swan Lake

Episode #36 It’s a conservation success story that’s taking flight at the Zoo. Trumpeter swans are both big and beautiful waterfowl that up until recent years had been critically endangered in the United States. Thanks to efforts by government agencies...
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10.05.2017

Success On Swan Lake

EPISODE #36 – SUCCESS ON SWAN LAKE It’s a conservation success story that’s taking flight at the Zoo. Trumpeter swans are both big and beautiful waterfowl that up until recent years had been critically endangered in the United States. Thanks …Continued...
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19.04.2017

New Rhino On Board

EPISODE #35 - NEW RHINO ON BOARD It's not every day that a new animal joins the Zoo, especially one that weighs in at several thousand pounds. After the loss of Daisy Mae, a female Southern white rhino who outlived her life expectancy to become 48-year...
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19.04.2017

Off Exhibit: New Rhino On Board

Episode #35 It’s not every day that a new animal joins the Zoo, especially one that weighs in at several thousand pounds. After the loss of Daisy Mae, a female Southern white rhino who outlived her life expectancy to become 48-years-old, the Zoo’s male...
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5.04.2017

Off Exhibit: Preventative Medicine for Animals

Episode #34 It’s no secret that good veterinary care is vital to the health and wellbeing of Zoo animals. But what you may not know is how much time and effort is spent on preventative medicine. On this episode of Off Exhibit meet Associate Veternarian...
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5.04.2017

Preventative Medicine for Animals

EPISODE #34 - PREVENTATIVE MEDICINE FOR ANIMALS It's no secret that good veterinary care is vital to the health and wellbeing of Zoo animals. But what you may not know is how much time and effort is spent on preventative medicine.The postPreventative ...
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22.03.2017

Off Exhibit: Rescuing Grizzly Bear Cubs

Episode #33 It’s a story that starts with two orphaned grizzly bear cubs in the wilds of Montana. What happens next is an effort to save these sisters that spans the country and ends with a new home at the Maryland Zoo. How exactly did the grizzly cubs...
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22.03.2017

Rescuing Grizzly Bear Cubs

EPISODE #33 - RESCUING GRIZZLY BEAR CUBS It's a story that starts with two orphaned grizzly bear cubs in the wilds of Montana. What happens next is an effort to save these sisters that spans the country and ends with a new home at the Maryland Zoo.The ...
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22.02.2017

Off Exhibit: New Giraffe Calf, New Heights

Episode #32 She’s the first giraffe calf born at the Maryland Zoo in more than 20 years. Two weeks ago the Zoo welcomed the newest (and tallest) newborn into the herd. How is this 6ft tall addition acclimating behind-the-scenes? On this edition of Off ...
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22.02.2017

New Giraffe Calf, New Heights

EPISODE #32 – NEW GIRAFFE CALF, NEW HEIGHTS She’s the first giraffe calf born at the Maryland Zoo in more than 20 years. Two weeks ago the Zoo welcomed the newest (and tallest) newborn into the herd. How is this …ContinuedThe postNew Giraffe Calf, New ...
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8.02.2017

Off Exhibit: Moving Otter Here

Episode #31 What do you do when you need to move otters from one area of the Zoo to another? You get creative and you develop a training plan like no otter. On this episode of Off Exhibit learn how construction of the Zoo’s new bobcat exhibit is impact...
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8.02.2017

Moving Otter Here

EPISODE #31 – MOVING OTTER HERE What do you do when you need to move otters from one area of the Zoo to another?  You get creative and you develop a training plan like no otter. On this episode of …ContinuedThe postMoving Otter Here appeared first onTh...
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11.01.2017

From the Off Exhibit Vault

THROWBACK EPISODE – Animal Training It’s a new year.  What better time to look forward and reflect on the past?  In honor of completing 30 episodes of Off Exhibit podcasts we’re taking a look back at one of our more popular …ContinuedThe postFrom the O...
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11.01.2017

Off Exhibit: From the Off Exhibit Vault

Throwback Episode – Animal Training It’s a new year. What better time to look forward and reflect on the past? In honor of completing 30 episodes of Off Exhibit podcasts we’re taking a look back at one of our more popular topics and revisiting a discus...
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28.12.2016

Off Exhibit: Tis the Season for Brumation

Episode #30 Oh, the weather outside is frightful and that means animals large and small are preparing for harsh conditions winter is going to bring. You’re likely familiar with hibernation, a time when some mammals go into deep rest and slow their bodi...
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28.12.2016

Tis the Season for Brumation

Oh, the weather outside is frightful and that means animals large and small are preparing for what winter is about to bring.The postTis the Season for Brumation appeared first onThe Maryland Zoo in Baltimore.
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14.12.2016

Off Exhibit: Welcoming a Bobcat

Episode #29 Elusive, intelligent, sly … just some of the ways to describe bobcats, a species at home in parts of Maryland and most of North America. Now, this charismatic cat will have a special home at the Maryland Zoo. Behind-the-scenes work has begu...
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14.12.2016

Welcoming a Bobcat

EPISODE #29 – WELCOMING A BOBCAT Elusive, intelligent, sly…just some of the ways to describe bobcats, a species at home in parts of Maryland and most of North America. Now, this charismatic cat will have a special home at the Maryland Zoo. Behind-the-s...
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16.11.2016

Off Exhibit: The Zoo Outside the Zoo

Episode #28 It’s no surprise you can visit the Zoo, but did you know the Zoo can come to you? Animal outreach has been an important part of the Zoo’s mission for much of its 140 year history. Connecting people to wildlife in their own communities is so...
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16.11.2016

The Zoo Outside the Zoo

EPISODE #28 – THE ZOO OUTSIDE THE ZOO It’s no surprise you can visit the Zoo, but did you know the Zoo can come to you? Animal outreach has been an important part of the Zoo’s mission for much of …ContinuedThe postThe Zoo Outside the Zoo appeared first...
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2.11.2016

Breakthrough in the Chimp Forest

EPISODE #27 – BREAKTHROUGH IN THE CHIMP FOREST Animal training is part of everyday life at the Zoo and most of the time is fairly routine. But, every once in a while a training breakthrough happens that’s both unexpected and …ContinuedThe postBreakthro...
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2.11.2016

Off Exhibit: Breakthrough in the Chimp Forest

Episode #27 Animal training is part of everyday life at the Zoo and most of the time is fairly routine. But, every once in a while a training breakthrough happens that’s both unexpected and unprecedented. On this episode of Off Exhibit, we’re talking w...
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19.10.2016

Off Exhibit: Animal Nurses (and so much more)

Episode #26 They’re part of the dedicated team who care for wildlife alongside Zoo veterinarians and their jobs are anything but ordinary. On this episode of Off Exhibit, we reveal the unsung and specialized work of Veterinary Technicians. Meet Jen Soh...
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19.10.2016

Animal Nurses (And So Much More)

EPISODE #26 – ANIMAL NURSES (AND SO MUCH MORE) They’re part of the dedicated team who care for wildlife alongside Zoo veterinarians and their jobs are anything but ordinary. On this episode of Off Exhibit, we reveal the unsung and …ContinuedThe postAni...
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5.10.2016

Off Exhibit: To Africa for Penguins

Episode #25 How far is the Maryland Zoo willing to go on behalf of endangered penguins? All the way to South Africa and back. Recently, Penguin Coast Area Manger Jess Phillips made the 8,000 mile journey to the southern cape of Africa to attend a globa...
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5.10.2016

To Africa for Penguins

EPISODE #25 – TO AFRICA FOR PENGUINS How far is the Maryland Zoo willing to go on behalf of endangered penguins?  All the way to South Africa and back. Recently, Penguin Coast Area Manger Jess Phillips made the 8,000 mile …ContinuedThe postTo Africa fo...
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21.09.2016

Inside Animal Operations

EPISODE #24 – INSIDE ANIMAL OPERATIONS With more than 130 acres of land, 80+ buildings, and hundreds of animals there are bound to be some wild logistical challenges. Enter Cristina Lauri, the Maryland Zoo’s Animal Operations Manager.  What exactly doe...
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21.09.2016

Off Exhibit: Inside Animal Operations

Episode #24 With more than 130 acres of land, 80+ buildings, and hundreds of animals there are bound to be some wild logistical challenges. Enter Cristina Lauri, the Maryland Zoo’s Animal Operations Manager. What exactly does the operation consist of? ...
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7.09.2016

Off Exhibit: Working with Elephants

Episode #23 They’re the largest animals at the Zoo and deservedly get an equally large amount of care and training. Elephants are complex mammals with complex needs and the challenge of working with them is one that Arleta Crawford, Elephant Operations...
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7.09.2016

Working With Elephants

EPISODE #23 – WORKING WITH ELEPHANTS They’re the largest animals at the Zoo and deservedly get an equally large amount of care and training.  Elephants are complex mammals with complex needs and the challenge of working with them is one that …Continued...
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20.07.2016

Off Exhibit: Three’s Company

Episode #22 Recently, the Zoo’s lion pride was reconnected on exhibit after months of being separate. Why were they separated and what ultimately led to their reunion? Animal keeper Sydney Larsen joins us on this episode of Off Exhibit for some catty t...
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20.07.2016

Three’s Company

EPISODE #22 – THREE’S COMPANY Recently, the Zoo’s lion pride was reconnected on exhibit after months of being separate.  Why were they separated and what ultimately led to their reunion?  Animal keeper Sydney Larsen joins us on this episode of …Continu...
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22.06.2016

Nice To Meet Zoo

EPISODE #21- NICE TO MEET ZOO Joining a new group and getting along with everyone is hard, especially when the “everyone” is a tight troop of chimps. Pam Carter, the Zoo’s new Area Manager for the Chimpanzee Forest, has recently proved …ContinuedThe po...
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22.06.2016

Off Exhibit: Nice To Meet Zoo

Episode #21 Joining a new group and getting along with everyone is hard, especially when the “everyone” is a tight troop of chimps. Pam Carter, the Zoo’s new Area Manager for the Chimpanzee Forest, has recently proved that she’s well equip to integrate...
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8.06.2016

Off Exhibit: Let It Bee

Episode #20 There’s a big buzz around bee conservation and with good reason. Honey bees play an important role in pollination and crop production, but also in the health of our planet. These tiny, powerhouse insects are critical to us and our future. T...
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8.06.2016

Let it Bee

EPISODE #20 – LET IT BEE There’s a big buzz around bee conservation and with good reason.  Honey bees play an important role in pollination and crop production, but also in the health of our planet.  These tiny, powerhouse insects …ContinuedThe postLet...
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25.05.2016

Feed for Thought

EPISODE #19 – FEED FOR THOUGHT The health of wild animals starts with good nutrition.  And good nutrition starts with an epic operation of ordering and delivering things like hay, meat, produce…you name it, the Zoo’s got it.  In a …ContinuedThe postFee...
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25.05.2016

Off Exhibit: Feed for Thought

Episode #19 The health of wild animals starts with good nutrition. And good nutrition starts with an epic operation of ordering and delivering things like hay, meat, produce … you name it, the Zoo’s got it. In a Zoo the responsibility for managing all ...
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11.05.2016

Off Exhibit: The Art of Animal Habitats

Episode #18 Animal exhibits have dramatically changed in the 140 years since The Maryland Zoo was founded. Once characterless concrete structures, now elaborate natural living spaces, today’s habitats are carefully crafted to suit species with a keen f...
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11.05.2016

The Art of Animal Habitats

EPISODE #18 – THE ART OF ANIMAL HABITATS Animal exhibits have dramatically changed in the 140 years since The Maryland Zoo was founded.  Once characterless concrete structures, now elaborate natural living spaces, today’s habitats are carefully crafted...
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