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    BALTIMORE (AP) Could crab shells and clay help clean oxygen-robbing algae blooms from the Chesapeake Bay? That's the idea of a group of students at the University of Maryland that will be studied with the help of an $880,000 federal grant.

    BALTIMORE (AP) The Maryland Zoo has become one of the top breeders of the endangered Panamanian golden frog. The small gold and black mottled frogs are known for signaling to each other by waving because the din of rushing water drowns out their chirps.

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