Posts tagged "giraffe"

WTF: Copenhagen Zoo Kills Giraffe, Feeds Him To The Lions

One of the hazards of being an animal lover is how frequently I forget the ways of the Animal Kingdom: many animals eat other animals. Yes, even the cute ones. Such is the fate of Marius, a two-year-old giraffe at the Copenhagen Zoo in Denmark. Deemed a "surplus" giraffe by zookeepers, on Sunday, young Marius wa…
By: Jessica Wakeman / February 10, 2014

Maybe This Election Day You Need A Baby Giraffe

It's Election Day, which is kind of stressful no matter what party you support. Maybe looking at this baby giraffe will help ease your anxiety! True story: My mom had a dream that she gave birth to a baby giraffe while she was pregnant with me, which made her decide to finally give up smoking…
By: Julie Gerstein / November 6, 2012

Silly Giraffe Gets Herself Stuck in Pool

While filming the Brit TV show "Wild at Heart," Lucy the pregnant giraffe, who stars in the series, broke into the pool area and got in, but wasn't able to get out. Crew members drained the pool, and even attempted to get her out by building steps. But when that didn't work, the staff eventually…
By: Julie Gerstein / December 10, 2011

Did A LEGO Giraffe Lose His Penis? Or Was It His Tail?

Poor baby! An 18-foot tall giraffe made out of LEGOs in Berlin's LEGOland Discovery Center keeps getting his tail stolen! A spokesperson for the LEGO center said every time a visitor ganks the giraffe tail, which is made of 15,000 LEGOs, it costs $4,300 to replace. Heartless hoodlums have stolen the animal's tail four time…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 26, 2009

Quick Pic: Italy’s New Baby Giraffe

She doesn't have a name yet, but it seems her mom loves her just the same. [Rome, 5/28/08]…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 28, 2008