getty image: The day has finally arrived. April the giraffe’s baby boy was officially given a name: Tajiri. You can call him “Taj,” for short. That was the result of a nationwide naming vote where the public picked “Alyssa’s choice.” That gave one of the giraffe’s best-known caretakers the opportunity to select whichever name she […]

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After seeing video of those tense moments at the Cincinnati zoo, many people went to social media to blame someone. On Wednesday, the West Michigan woman who recorded the incident said she wants to set the record straight. Kim O’Connor says many people talking on social media have it all wrong. She says what happened […]


CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Several visitors at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo spoke to Cleveland 19 on Monday, saying that they think the mother of a little boy who wandered into the gorilla exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo is the one responsible for the death of a 17-year-old gorilla. Marcita Sims held on to her grandson’s hand tightly Monday, […]