The Milwaukee County Zoo has a new giraffe calf. The female was born May 27 and was walking within 90 minutes. (June 3)
A 164-pound, six-foot tall baby giraffe has made her debut at the Milwaukee County Zoo after being born a week ago. She doesn’t have a name yet, but the zoo says fans can follow their social media to help choose one.
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Photo Illustration by Kelly Caminero / The Daily Beast / GettyThe origin behind giraffes’ long necks has long fascinated scientists. For more than a century, the going theory was that it was due to evolutionary pressure to reach leaves and other foliage to eat. However, it turns out, it might be due to a more X-rated reason: sex.In a paper published Thursday in the journal Science, researchers in China have discovered fossils of a new giraffe species dating back 17 million years ago. These fossi
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For the third year in a row, Wonders of Wildlife Museum and Aquarium has been voted as Best Aquarium by USA Today readers.
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Fossils of the new creature were found in northern China
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New observations and research has shed unexpected light on the hues of our Solar System’s two ice giant planets
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The U.S. Women's Open in Southern Pines this week is about more than just golf. It's also an opportunity to showcase some of the region's small businesses.
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On March 14, 1968, during the Tet Offensive in South Vietnam, George Riordan was aiding an injured Marine when he was mortally wounded.
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NC Senate votes to legalize medical marijuana.
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Zoo Miami Looks Back on Hurricane Andrew
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Its last day in business will be July 31.
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Under the proposed law, only people with certain medical conditions would be allowed to use the substance.
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A pride of white lions is the latest acquisition of one of Caracas' most prominent zoos, in an attempt to breathe new life into the Caricuao Zoo with imported species to increase the number of visitors. After years of sustained deterioration due to lack of sufficient funding, the zoo is accumulating achievements in an effort to regain its former splendor.
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Ukraine’s first lady urged the United States to “not get used to this war” during an interview aired Thursday as the Russian invasion in the former Soviet Union nation nears close to 100 days of fighting. Ukrainian first lady Olena Zelenska spoke to ABC News in her first televised solo interview since the start of…
It’s graduation time for many students around the country and families are celebrating the big life milestone. Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin are living that monumental experience this year because their oldest child, Apple, 18, graduated from high school on Thursday. To mark the celebratory day, the Goop founder posted a rare selfie on her […]
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The U.S. announced new sanctions Thursday on Russian oligarchs and elites, including some of the richest men in Europe and their families, as well as penalties targeting more Kremlin officials, businessmen linked to President Vladimir Putin and their yachts, aircraft and firms that manage them. The latest U.S. penalties imposed over Russia's invasion of Ukraine also include Sergei Roldugin, considered a custodian of Putin’s offshore wealth. Also included in the announcement by the departments of Treasury, State and Commerce are sanctions on God Nisanov, one of the richest men in Europe, and Alexey Mordashov, one of Russia’s wealthiest billionaires, along with his wife and two adult children.
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The Paramount Network Western drama 'Yellowstone' is returning with season 5 later this fall. The 'Yellowstone' cast is sharing behind-the-scene photos on Instagram of the new episodes.
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Illustration by Luis G. Rendon/The Daily Beast/GettyFor American kids, the allure of a swimmable body of water never really dissipates, even as we age. Nowhere is this more evident than in New York City, where, as the summer heat arrives, adults are beginning to fight tooth and nail for access to a commodity more precious than gold: a hotel pool pass. This year, the need began to present itself in the last weekends of May, when temperatures in the 90s drove city-dwellers to the Far Rockaways and
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Rapid7, Inc. ( NASDAQ:RPD ), is not the largest company out there, but it saw a double-digit share price rise of over...