BALTIMORE, MD — The camels are coming! The camels are coming! The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore’s summer resident camels will arrive in Baltimore this week from their winter home in Missouri. Beginning Saturday, May 4, The Maryland Zoo invites you to take the ride of a lifetime on the back of these desert dwellers! Through Labor Day, Zoo guests will be able to ride one of our visiting Dromedary camels, Pam or Mocha, while visiting the Zoo.

Camel rides are offered at the Zoo daily, from 10:30 am until 4:00 pm, for $7.00 per person. The Camel rides are located in between the Rock Island penguin exhibit and the Elephant Overlook. Bring your family, bring your camera and take the ride of the summer!