The Life of the Gentle Giraffe

The giraffe whose name comes from the Arabic Zarafah, meaning Fast Walker, is the tallest quadruped in the world reaching up to 19 feet tall with a body length of 15 feet.  They can weigh between 0.5 to 2 tons.  Giraffes are vegetarians and mainly feed on acacia and myrrh trees.  Their long neck affords the ability to…

Cecil’s Cubs And Their Mothers Missing For Weeks

NOTE: Cecil’s Pride News Blog will continue to update you with the latest happening of Cecil’s Family as we gather additional sources to verify ZimNews’ claim. We are contacting Drew Abramhamson and other sources to confirm, at latest BBC will confirm after they fly someone down there in 24-48 hours.  UPDATE Oct 11- Drew Abrahamson stated…

The Majesty of Wolves

Contrary to popular opinion, dogs and modern wolves are not related.  Although they show similarities, current research shows that both species evolved from a common ancestor about 34,000 years ago before splitting into two separate species. Wolves live in packs of 2-3 animals or 10 times that many and have strong family ties.  Wolves usually…

A Zebra’s Life and Stripes

One of Africa’s most beautiful animals is the zebra because of it’s beautiful coat.  Zebras, who are related to horses and donkeys, are generally thought to have white coats with black stripes when, actually, they have black skin with white coats.  A zebras stripes are to them as fingerprints are to us.  Each zebra has…