Zimbabwe currently faces a moral dilemma that doesn’t seem to have an
easy solution. On the one hand, the natives face the most devastating
drought their region has incurred in years. It places million of lives
(both humans and wildlife) at critical risk. Rainfall is not expected in
the country any time soon and President Rober Mugabe has declared a “state of disaster.” But on the other hand . . .

Everyone loves seeing a giraffe in motion. Their supple sinuous bodies
seem to glide across the African plains whenever their caught in photos,
on film or at the movies. But it’s their long sleek serpentine necks
that distinguishes them from just about every other form of wildlife. So
different, that one needs to ask how that remarkable attribute came to
be?

Where's the best place for kids to see animals?  The zoo, of course!  Not only are many zoos the home to exotic animals, but they are also bastions of conservation and rescue.  Watching kids and animals interact can be quite fun, as shown in this video...

If your kitchen wasn't enough of a zoo at breakfast time, you can now really get it there with the totally cool Animal Shapes Waffle Maker.

Recently, a rare white giraffe was spotted within the confines of
Tanzania's Tarangire National Park. The youngster was traveling within a
group of mature Masai giraffes, and she stands out like a sore thumb.

Every year has to begin with baby steps.  It is a new beginning for many in the world--including these little cuties!

Researchers are learning some spooky stuff about animal communication
and what the 'calls of the wild' mean. Can you believe that even their
zookeepers never heard resident giraffes exchange vocalizations? I'll
report why, along with what a certain male monkey doesn't possess if his
calls are low and loud, and which house cats have the biggest
attitudes.  Plus there's news about ....

The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards are a tribute to funny and fun
wildlife photography; excellent photography comes first, humor second. 
Founded by Paul Joynson-Hicks, himself a wildlife photographer, the
Awards are a tribute to the sanctity of wildlife as well as to the
wildlife photographer who brings the majestic images of these creatures to
us.