Harpursville, New York got more attention than it’s probably seen in years after its most famous resident gave birth this morning. The event was livestreamed, and at its peak, no less than five million viewers tuned in. But this was no ordinary birth to some damp human baby. The pregnant mother was April, a giraffe…
Does anyone else feel lately like any and all news about the planet is bad? It’s not just a feeling, it’s a reality, and one that must be fought at every turn. Against the great terror of climate change, mass extinction, and human destruction, one little giraffe can’t tip the scales. But, damn, it’s a good baby…
“Can’t a good thing happen, world??” you have likely wailed at the sky at some point over the past month. The world’s response, evidently, is “No, sorry. Say goodbye to giraffes, the best animal!”
A three-month-old baby giraffe named Kipenzi has died in an accident at the Dallas Zoo. The zoo announced on Facebook that the giraffe was running around her enclosure when she ran into its perimeter edge and broke her neck. The zoo livestreamed her birth online in April. According to the zoo’s announcement, Kipenzi…
Something exciting is going down at the Greenville Zoo in South Carolina—at any moment, 7-year-old giraffe Autumn is about to give birth to a calf, and you, YES YOU can watch the miracle of giraffe birth live!
Just weeks after a zoo in Denmark made a controversial decision to kill a giraffe and feed it to lions and big cats, word comes that a second zoo may put down one of its giraffes.
Zookeepers at the Copenhagen Zoo killed a “surplus” giraffe named Marius this weekend. And while that seems cruel, the zoo’s staff is more confused by how their actions have made animal rights activists freak out.
Many billions and billions of innocent Facebookers were suddenly taken hostage last week in a dangerous siege sparked by what some are now attributing to a disturbing trend that isn't showing any signs of going away.
Does this bread look like a tiger? No, it looks like a giraffe! And Lily Robinson, age 3, wasn't going to stand for it anymore. With the help of her mom, she wrote a letter British chain Sainsbury's, which sold the bread. This touched off a mass Facebook campaign, and this week, the store caved: "In response to…
[Germany, February 22: Giraffe Magoma, right, born two weeks ago, and his mother Koobi, stand in their enclosure in the Cologne Zoo. Image via AP.]
This youngster's not quite old enough to ring in the New Year with champagne, but he's definitely young enough to top off your "cutest baby animal pix of 2010" list. (Image via Snuzzy.)
[Hanover, Germany. March 13. Image via Getty.]