Salisbury's Alba Bear settling in at San Diego Zoo
Salisbury’s favorite bear cub, Alba, is settling in at her new home at the San Diego Zoo, and doing well, but when it was time for the zookeeper whose heart she stole to say goodbye, there was a lump in his throat. It was Caleb Oliver after all, who first heard her newborn sounds when the mother, Chaska, surprised the zoo staff and community by giving birth in January of 2015.Click here to read more!
Bald Eagle Saved!
A bald eagle is alive today after the efforts of Wicomico County Sheriff’s Deputies and Salisbury Zoo director Ralph Piland. Police say they got a call Monday night from a man on Yacht Club Road who located the injured bird on his property. Deputies responded and found that the animal had an open wound on its chest and was unable to fly.
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Bunk with the Beasts at the Salisbury Zoo
The Salisbury Zoo says, "You don't have to travel across the world to take your family or scout group on an exotic vacation." Families can take part in the Salisbury Zoo's Bunk with Beasts Camping Adventure!Click here to read more!
Salisbury Zoo Now Home to Ocelot Kitten
Maryland's Salisbury Zoo says it has a new resident: a female ocelot kitten. Ocelots are small, wild cats that live in Mexico and Central and South America. The ocelot kitten named Anahi that is now at the zoo is a little over a year old and was born at The Greenville Zoo in South Carolina.Click here to read more!
Celebrate National Zoo Keeper Week
The City of Salisbury says this is a chance to recognize the contributions made by animal care professionals in helping zoo visitors to care for the world. Officials say that at the Salisbury Zoo, a zoo keeper does more than just feed, clean, and care for the animals.Click here to read more!
Salisbury Zoo Announces 4th Friday Pokemon Special Event
The Salisbury Zoo will be hosting their usual 4th Friday event, with the added bonus of a Pokemon activity. On July 22, the zoo will have animal encounters, yoga at 4:30, and "wild" art activities for an evening of family fun.Click here to read more!
Here’s what Mayor Jake Day hears most often when he stops by coffee shops and chats with regulars, or stops to say hello in the supermarket: “I never thought it would happen for Salisbury, but I was wrong. The city is back.” Salisbury is progressing. Rising.Click here to read more!
SBY Zoo Officials Have A Plan
They may be cordoned off in exhibits, but zoo animals are still animals and potentially dangerous which is why the visitors stay on their side of the barrier and the animals on theirs. Or at least they're supposed to. This past weekend at the Cincinnati Zoo a child slipped away from his mother and fell into a gorilla exhibit. Zoo officials made the call to shoot and kill the gorilla to save the child.Click here to read more!
Salisbury Zoo is planning major makeover!
Hidden behind the brush in a cordoned off wing of Salisbury Zoological Park, three curious wallabies bounce through their temporary home, bounding away from the prying eyes that come to check on them. In the new animal medical center behind them, kookaburras flit together in their quarantine unit, waiting to make their debut.Click here to read more!
The Salisbury Zoo made the list!
Ocean City is cool, but did you know that there is SO MUCH MORE to Maryland’s Eastern Shore? Sadly, many people religiously head straight to OC each summer, leaving the rest of the Eastern Shore untouched. Locals know the value of other amazing places throughout the eastern portion of the state.Click here to read more!