Salisbury Zoo's Andean Bears Celebrate Birthdays - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

Salisbury Zoo's Andean Bears Celebrate Birthdays

Posted: Updated:
(Photo: Chesapeake Chapter of the American Association of Zookeepers) (Photo: Chesapeake Chapter of the American Association of Zookeepers)

SALISBURY, Md. - The Salisbury Zoo celebrated some big birthdays at its bear enclosure this week.

According to a Facebook post shared by the zoo by the Chesapeake Chapter of the American Association of Zookeepers, the zoo's female bear, Chaska, celebrated her 9th birthday on Wednesday, and the zoo's male bear, Pinnochio, celebrated his 6th birthday.

According to the post, the two bears celebrated with their very own birthday cakes, each made out of softened omnivore biscuits, raw egg, baby food and yogurt-covered raisins. They were even complete with carrot candles!

Pinnochio is fairly new to the Salisbury zoo. He was brought over from Ecuador in November 2017 to mate with Chaska.

 
User: Chesapeake AAZK Chapter To: link

 

 

  • Delmarvawide NewsDelmarvawide NewsMore>>

  • Virginia Gov. Signs Ban on People Under 21 Buying Tobacco

    Virginia Gov. Signs Ban on People Under 21 Buying Tobacco

    Thursday, February 21 2019 9:22 PM EST2019-02-22 02:22:21 GMT
    Thursday, February 21 2019 9:22 PM EST2019-02-22 02:22:21 GMT
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has signed legislation banning people under 21 from buying tobacco and nicotine products, a measure enacted in a state known historically for its tobacco production.More
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has signed legislation banning people under 21 from buying tobacco and nicotine products, a measure enacted in a state known historically for its tobacco production.More
  • Food Donations Pour in For Rising Tide Campaign

    Food Donations Pour in For Rising Tide Campaign

    Thursday, February 21 2019 11:07 PM EST2019-02-22 04:07:05 GMT
    Thursday, February 21 2019 11:07 PM EST2019-02-22 04:07:05 GMT
    SALISBURY, Md. --- People from all across Delmarva on Thursday donated food to help stock the shelves of food pantries across the peninsula and help families in need. WBOC and Safford Automotive's Rising Tide campaign collected food like canned and boxedMore
    SALISBURY, Md. --- People from all across Delmarva on Thursday donated food to help stock the shelves of food pantries across the peninsula and help families in need. WBOC and Safford Automotive's Rising Tide campaign collected food like canned and boxed More
  • Iconic Delaware Farm Has Plans to Reopen

    Iconic Delaware Farm Has Plans to Reopen

    Thursday, February 21 2019 9:20 PM EST2019-02-22 02:20:11 GMT
    Thursday, February 21 2019 9:20 PM EST2019-02-22 02:20:11 GMT
    An iconic Delaware farm, popular with many on Delmarva, is making plans to reopen after a costly fire.More
    An iconic Delaware farm, popular with many on Delmarva, is making plans to reopen after a costly fire.More
  • Maryland News</span><div style="float:right"><a href="/global/Category.asp?C=185256">More &gt;&gt;</a></div><span>Maryland NewsMore>>

  • Wroten Island Naval Plane Crash Mystery Unfolds

    Wroten Island Naval Plane Crash Mystery Unfolds

    Thursday, February 21 2019 6:11 PM EST2019-02-21 23:11:44 GMT
    Thursday, February 21 2019 6:11 PM EST2019-02-21 23:11:44 GMT
    The mysterious plane crash on Wroten Island that WBOC reported back in November of 2018 is now being told publicly for the first time in 65 years.More
    The mysterious plane crash on Wroten Island that WBOC reported back in November of 2018 is now being told publicly for the first time in 65 years.More
  • Upcoming Legislation In Maryland Has Gun Owners Outraged

    Upcoming Legislation In Maryland Has Gun Owners Outraged

    Thursday, February 21 2019 5:50 PM EST2019-02-21 22:50:06 GMT
    Thursday, February 21 2019 5:50 PM EST2019-02-21 22:50:06 GMT
    Maryland gun owners are worried about two big bills that will be discussed at the state capital next week.More
    Maryland gun owners are worried about two big bills that will be discussed at the state capital next week. More
  • Battle on Comptroller's Powers Centers on Regulation, Health

    Battle on Comptroller's Powers Centers on Regulation, Health

    Thursday, February 21 2019 5:33 PM EST2019-02-21 22:33:44 GMT
    Thursday, February 21 2019 5:33 PM EST2019-02-21 22:33:44 GMT
    (Credit: maryland.gov)(Credit: maryland.gov)
    (Credit: maryland.gov)(Credit: maryland.gov)
    An ongoing battle between Maryland's comptroller and lawmakers is focusing on the office's regulatory powers over alcohol, tobacco and gasoline and what's best for the health of state residents.More
    An ongoing battle between Maryland's comptroller and lawmakers is focusing on the office's regulatory powers over alcohol, tobacco and gasoline and what's best for the health of state residents.More
Powered by Frankly

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2019 WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices