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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....

Zoo Kills Healthy Giraffe To Prevent Inbreeding

AP | MALIN RISING and RICHARD STEED | Posted 02.10.2014 | Green

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Saying it needed to prevent inbreeding, the Copenhagen Zoo killed a 2-year-old giraffe and fed its remains to lions as vi...

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, ...

5 Nairobi Gems Overlooked by Tourists

Adam Pervez | Posted 03.23.2014 | Travel
Adam Pervez

While the bush offers incredible experiences, seeing wildlife in their natural habitat, and visits with the Masai give an insight into what tribal life once was, these unique experiences are waiting for you in Nairobi.

It's A Girl!

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 12.12.2013 | Green

This little female calf was born on November 13 at the ZSL Whipsnade Zoo to parents Savannah and Uno. Mom, Savannah, was born in the zoo in 2001 and i...

Now THIS Is Where Everyone Should Get Married

Posted 01.25.2014 | Weddings

The Plaza in June is chopped liver compared to this couple's incredible Zimbabwean wedding, complete with giraffes, elephants and epic beauty only nat...

Here's Why Your Facebook Friends Have Become Giraffes

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 10.29.2013 | Technology

No, your friends haven't just discovered how adorable giraffes are. An emerging trend on Facebook has people changing their profile pictures to images...

WATCH: He Just Wants To Be Your Friend, Guys!

Posted 06.24.2013 | Green

Looks like someone is just a little too eager to make friends. In the above video uploaded by YouTube user StreetSmartyy, tourists at a South Afric...

Los Angeles, a Giraffe of a City

Edward Goldman | Posted 06.09.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

I have lived in Los Angeles for more than 30 years, and still, I'm as intrigued and fascinated by this city today as I was on my day one. Yes, you m...

PHOTOS: South Africa's Wildest Neighborhood

Posted 02.15.2013 | Travel

A battle is underway for Kruger National Park, where the South African government is attempting to root out poachers, but the unpleasantness of a few ...

Searching For Lions In Botswana

Peter Mandel | Posted 06.19.2012 | Travel
Peter Mandel

I grab my flashlight and shoot the beam towards the coals of the fire. Two dog-like mottled shapes. Four electrified eyes.

To See the Animals: Our Safari to Tanzania, Part 9, the Last Installment

Ken White | Posted 05.29.2012 | San Francisco
Ken White

We're happy to go home. We know that we have a lot to go back to, but we're also very much wanting to stay.

To See the Animals: Our Safari to Tanzania, Part 5

Ken White | Posted 05.16.2012 | San Francisco
Ken White

We spot a baby hippo bobbing in the muddy water beside her mother, not any bigger than the adult behemoth's gigantic snout. These are such interesting animals.

LOOK: Was That 12-Foot Giraffe On Pennsylvania Avenue?

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.08.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If you saw a 12-foot-tall giraffe standing outside the Newseum on Thursday, you weren't hallucinating. A giraffe named Dude held cou...

WATCH: Zoo Welcomes Adorable Baby Giraffe Into The World

Huffington Post | Posted 08.22.2012 | Green

In front of an audience of roughly 60 people, baby Ruby entered the world at England's Marwell Zoo. The baby giraffe is the first to be born to Irsula...

IPhone Experiment -- Bones

John Paul Caponigro | Posted 03.31.2012 | Arts
John Paul Caponigro

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WATCH: Adorable Baby Giraffe Born At Bronx Zoo

Posted 12.06.2011 | New York

This week in adorable: A baby giraffe debuted today at the Bronx Zoo: James Marjani stands 6 feet tall and weighs about 100 pounds. This is the fir...

The Week's Best In Animals: Baby Tigers, Rare Rhinos, Giraffes And More

Posted 09.09.2011 | Green

This week, the adorable animals were seen in full force. But there were also some pretty funny-looking ones caught on camera. Try to look at the baby ...

Michael McLaughlin

Family-Planning Zookeepers Outsmart Giraffe That Wouldn't Take Birth Control

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

Vivian, a nubile giraffe in the Peoria Zoo in Illinois, is back on the pill after shunning the contraceptive-laced food that she was served for about ...