Older zoos face decisions around cages built for different times

Feb 6, 2023
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore is planning to spend millions to build new habitats next to historic wrought-iron cages.
A black cage that no longer houses animals at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore.
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Ticket sales return to help zoos, aquariums pay bills

Jul 6, 2021
When zoos and aquariums closed their doors because of COVID, they still had to cover the cost of feeding and caring for animals.
Facilities that feature animals had to keep functioning during the pandemic, even though ticket sales stopped.
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