Stories tagged: giraffe
Sat., July 1, 2017, 4:21 p.m.
Zoo report: Giraffe died of broken neck
A young giraffe that died at a Pennsylvania zoo last month suffered a broken neck after it leaned into an adjoining stall and was injured by his father, authorities said.
Thu., May 11, 2017, 7:24 a.m.
Zoo home to April the giraffe and baby opening Monday
People hoping to get an up-close look at April the giraffe’s baby born at an upstate New York zoo before a live stream audience will have to wait a little …
UPDATED: Sun., April 23, 2017, 7:46 a.m.
Baby bump: Birthing giraffe becomes a cash cow for tiny zoo
April the giraffe has become a cash cow for a tiny zoo in rural upstate New York, thanks to a livestream of her pregnancy and birth that has enthralled viewers …
UPDATED: Sat., April 15, 2017, 9:08 p.m.
April the giraffe in New York has calf before 1.2 million online
Before an online audience of more than a million viewers, April the giraffe gave birth to a calf Saturday at a New York zoo, ending weeks of proverbial pacing by …
Fri., April 14, 2017, 9:33 a.m.
Giraffe dies after fall at Zoo Boise
Officials at Zoo Boise say their 11-year-old giraffe, Julius Longfello, has died after a fall.
UPDATED: Thu., March 9, 2017, 11:19 a.m.
Parody pregnant giraffe mom beats real pregnant giraffe in giving birth
A South Carolina mom who won many followers as she parodied a zoo’s live-cam of a pregnant giraffe gave birth this week to a healthy boy. And she kept the …
UPDATED: Thu., March 2, 2017, 6:12 p.m.
Zoo’s pregnant giraffe, April, is a live-streaming sensation
A pregnant giraffe has its own website, a GoFundMe page, an apparel line and millions of people worldwide watching live-streaming video waiting for it to give birth.
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 8:16 a.m.
Zoo: Live video of giraffe giving birth was labeled explicit
The owner of a New York zoo planning to live-stream a giraffe giving birth says the video feed was briefly removed from YouTube because animal rights activists labeled it sexually …
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016, 11:29 a.m.
‘Silent extinction’: Giraffes listed as a vulnerable species after 30-year population plunge
The stately 18-foot-tall giraffe is among the animals ecologists call “charismatic megafauna,” the name for critters that elicit squeals of delight at the zoo and warm the cockles of corporate …
Tue., March 29, 2016, 2:18 p.m.
Baby giraffe born at Santa Barbara Zoo seen on video
The public is getting its first glimpse of a baby Masai giraffe born over the weekend at the Santa Barbara Zoo.
Sun., June 28, 2009, 10 p.m.
Couple raising baby giraffe in Spokane
John and Jane Schreiner are the type of pet owners who gladly travel cross-country for their newest exotic critter. The latest addition to their family is Karson, a 26-day-old giraffe. …