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Misguided Outrage in Giraffe Killing

Eliyahu Federman | Posted 04.16.2014 | Home
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.

SOLVED: Mystery Of Zoo Celebrity's Curious Color

LiveScience | Stephanie Pappas | Posted 06.17.2013 | Home

A famous albino gorilla that lived for 40 years at the Barcelona Zoo got its white coloring by way of inbreeding, new research shows. Snowflake was a...

Skull Deformity Suggests Strange Truth About Early Humans

Posted 03.20.2013 | Home

By: Tanya Lewis, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 03/18/2013 05:06 PM EDT on LiveScience Inbreeding may have been a common practice among earl...

'Dead End Gene Pool': Hilarious Dysfunction At The End Of The Vanderbilt Line

The Huffington Post | Wendy Burden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

From "Dead End Gene Pool" by Wendy Burden Prologue It's a testament to his libido, if not his character, that Cornelius Vanderbilt died of syphilis ...

Polygamist Sects: How They Avoid Inbreeding Problems | Dan Childs | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home

To geneticists, the polygamous Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (FLDS) community, based in West Texas, might look a bit like...