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Dallas Zoo Names Baby Giraffe

Dallas Zoo names baby giraffe

The Dallas Zoo’s baby giraffe finally has a name. The female calf, which was born on April 10, was named Kipenzi. In Swahili, the name means “loved one.” Indeed, the baby giraffe is a welcome addition to the Dallas Zoo. Zoo officials report the healthy calf weighed 139 pounds and stood nearly 6′ tall. Although… Read more »

Kermit The Frog Responds To Newly Discovered Doppelgänger, Confirms Relation: ‘It’s A Family Resemblance’

Kermit The Frog

Earlier this week, the Inquisitr reported on a recently discovered species of never-before-seen glass frog that bears a striking resemblance to everyone’s favorite amphibious muppet, Kermit the Frog. It’s certainly true that the Hyalinobatrachium dianae, which was found in Costa Rica, could be Kermit’s real life counterpart. But while the world was marvelling at their… Read more »

Mobula Stingrays: Giant School Of Fish Filmed In Sea Of Cortez

Though they appear intimidating, stingrays are docile animals, and rarely attack divers.

A massive school of mobula stingrays have been filmed swimming under the Sea of Cortez by a couple from the Netherlands who assert that the astonishing sight was precisely what they hoped to witness as they visited the area. Joost van Uffelen, 30, and Sandy van de Water encountered the stingrays while diving recently near… Read more »

Maryland Firefighters Rescue Puppy Stuck Inside Pipe For Seven Hours

Puppy rescue by Montgomery County Firefighters

Firefighters from Montgomery County became the saviors of a 9-week-old puppy that fell into a small six-inch pipe. According to NBC Washington, the puppy, a Pomeranian, accidentally fell into the small pipe buried about 12 feet underground at a property located near Blair High School in Silver Spring. The puppy remained stuck there for over… Read more »