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Pregnant Mom Spoofs Expecting Giraffe In The Most Hilarious Way

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 03.06.2017 | Parents

Over the last week, millions of people have been glued to a live video of a pregnant giraffe in hopes of witnessing the moment she gives birth. Now th...

Some Giraffes May Be Closer To Extinction Than You Realize

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 12.21.2016 | Green

The three giraffes laid lifeless on the ground, their long necks twisted at unnatural angles. Their bellies had been eaten clean by vultures; their ri...

Giraffes Face 'Silent Extinction' As Worldwide Population Plunges

Reuters | Alana Horowitz | Posted 01.04.2017 | Green

By Alister Doyle OSLO, Dec 8 (Reuters) - Giraffe numbers have declined by as much as 40 percent since the 1980s in a “silent extinction” driven by...

Cincinnati Zoo Giraffe Babies' Personalities and Spots are Unique

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden | Posted 09.28.2016 | Good News
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Two-month-old Cora and two-week-old Zoey, Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden's female Maasai giraffe babies, can be identified by more than their spots...

Giraffe Wants To Nuzzle Way More Than He Wants To Be On Local News

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 09.23.2016 | Weird News

Sometimes a reporter really needs to stick their neck out to get a good interview. For CBS 8 San Diego reporter Ashley Jacobs, this wasn’t one of th...

Art Of Story (Part 2)

Asher Jay | Posted 09.16.2016 | Arts
Asher Jay

I sometimes refer to myself as the bloopers explorer, because my blooper reel is always longer than my actual footage.

Poachers Are Gunning Down Giraffes Just To Cut Off Their Tails

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 08.18.2016 | Green

In Africa’s Democratic Republic of the Congo, poachers are slaughtering an extremely rare subspecies of Kordofan giraffe not for their meat or hide,...

NYC Travel: The Hotel Giraffe's Quiet Elegance

Philip David Morton | Posted 02.11.2017 | Travel
Philip David Morton

The Giraffe Hotel is a hidden jewel on the east side of Manhattan at 26th and Park, once considered a neighborhood off the beaten track and now a gentrified area of shops and cafes, which if you know NYC is a neighborhood of beautiful architecture.

Conservationists Rush To Save The Congo’s Last 38 Giraffes

TakePart | Jade Walker | Posted 02.03.2016 | World

The poaching crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is affecting more than just elephants. New surveys have revealed that the country’s gira...

Little Bird Dentist Makes A Special House Call For Giraffe In Tanzania

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 11.09.2015 | Good News

This doctor is so fly. A wildlife photographer spotted a red-billed oxpecker picking food out of a giraffe’s teeth, and caught the incredible (and ...

Baby Elephant And Baby Giraffe Are The Two Cutest Peas In A Pod

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 11.07.2015 | Good News

Besties don't have to be the same height or speak the same language. Heck, they don't even have to be the same species. Loboito, a 3-week-old elephan...

Listen To The Mysterious Humming Sounds Giraffes Make At Night

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 09.24.2015 | Science

Late at night, when humans are rarely around, giraffes do something that until now has never been documented. They hum. Researchers attempting to doc...

Beloved Baby Giraffe Dies In Accident At Dallas Zoo

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 07.29.2015 | Green

Kipenzi, the baby giraffe who scampered her way into the hearts of millions around the world, died on Tuesday at Dallas Zoo. The animal is said to hav...

Yearbook Photo Of Student With Slain Giraffe Sparks Controversy

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 05.29.2015 | Green

A yearbook photo of a New York high school student posing with a dead giraffe and a gun unleashed an intense local fury about endangered animals. ...

Giraffe With Crooked Neck Keeps His Chin Up, Giraffes Like A Champ

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 06.03.2015 | Green

A giraffe in Tanzania doesn't seem too bent out of shape for having its neck ... uh, bent out of shape. Wildlife photographer Mark Drysdale capture...

A Third Picture Postcard From Kruger National Park, South Africa

Alison Teal | Posted 05.07.2016 | Travel
Alison Teal

The black prehensile tongue of a giraffe is about 20 inches long. When giraffes drink, they have to bend their knees or spread their legs awkwardly...

Ricky Gervais Takes A Shot At Giraffe Hunters

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 04.15.2015 | Green

British comedian and animal welfare crusader Ricky Gervais is standing up for giraffes on Twitter by publicly shaming people who hunt them. Gervai...

Watch This Giraffe Try To Ride A Motorcycle

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 08.27.2014 | Green

This giraffe wants to be part of the (motorcycle) gang. Although generally it's not advisable to hang too close to wild animals, this giraffe was p...

Giraffe Dies After Hitting Head On Highway Bridge

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.01.2014 | Green

A giraffe reportedly died this week on a South African highway after hitting its head on a bridge. The animal is said to have been traveling at the ba...

Danish Zoo Has No Plans To Kill Second Giraffe Named Marius

Reuters | Posted 04.18.2014 | Green

COPENHAGEN, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Animal lovers enraged by Copenhagen Zoo's decision to kill a giraffe last week could barely contain their anger when ...

Misguided Outrage in Giraffe Killing

Eliyahu Federman | Posted 04.16.2014 | Green
Eliyahu Federman

To prevent inbreeding, the Copenhagen Zoo killed an 18-month-old giraffe. The mob outrage ensued. The visceral, selective outrage over the giraffe killing is a product of a double standard that romanticizes exotic animals, placing a greater value on their lives than, say, farm animals.

Danish Zoo May Kill ANOTHER Healthy Giraffe

Posted 02.13.2014 | Green

It seems it's been a rather unlucky week for Danish giraffes named Marius. According to Reuters, the Jyllands Park Zoo in Videbæk, Denmark, has sa...

They Shoot Giraffes Don't They? Why Marius's Death Is No Surprise

Karen Dawn | Posted 04.13.2014 | Green
Karen Dawn

It makes no sense to support zoos in general and then express anger at this one for being so public about its disposal of what it deemed surplus inventory.

They Were NOT Expecting This

www.weather.com | Posted 02.11.2014 | Weird News

Guests did not expect to see this visitor inside....

Stop Us If You've Heard This One Before, A Giraffe Walks Into A Restaurant...

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 02.03.2014 | Green

Alright, go ahead and stop us if you've heard this one before: a female giraffe named Perdy walks into a restaurant at the Lion Park in Johannesburg, ...