Holly Cow

Name : Houston Livestock Show and RodeoSpecies : Animal fairOrigin : Deep Texas cowboy soulDate : March, 2011Diet : Animals, dead or alive+ “For more than 78 years, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ has been the heartbeat of the Southwest, beating powerfully with nearly 24,000 volunteers who annually contribute their time, resources, and talent […]

Diluvian

Name : KatrinaSpecies : HurricaneOrigin : Natural DisasterDate : August, 2005Diet : All it can get+ “Experts are calling it the largest animal rescue operation in history. When Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, Louisiana, the city’s human residents weren’t the only ones trying to cope with flooded and devastated homes. More than 250,000 pets — […]

The Dream Depot

Name : Georgia AquariumSpecies : Hybrid entertainment parkOrigin : This $290 million dollar attraction is dedicated tothe people of Georgia and the associates, customers and shareholders ofThe Home DepotBirthdate : November 25, 2005Current habitat : AtlantaDiet : Visitors, by millions +”The acquisition of Marineland is part of an overall long-term strategy on behalf of Georgia […]

2024

“There are over 2,000 chimpanzees found in a variety of facilities across the United States. In fact, in addition to their housing in accredited zoological parks, chimpanzees are one of the only exotic animals found in biomedical laboratories, sanctuaries and unaccredited animal parks in addition to being owned as pets and performers for television, movies and advertisements.” + […]

Smart

Species : PongosOrigin : Several (some from Yerkes)Current habitat : Atlanta ZooDiet : To brocolis, some of them prefer cheeseburgers+Since orangutans in the wild are difficult to observe, Marietta Dindo designed an experiment with captive animals. “We had 13 orangutans at the time of the study, and this allowed us to look at what we […]

Animal look

Photographer Vincent J Musi + “Two chickens, both eight weeks old but vastly different in weight, show off size-based breeding by geneticist Paul Siegel at Virginia Tech. “We’re using artificial selection as a tool to look at natural selection. We just accelerate it.” ++

Astro

Name : DanaSpecies : Space Pan troglodytesBirthdate : January 01, 1962Current habitat : Florida, World largest chimpanzee sanctuaryDiet : Bananas and peanut buttered pinecone +”In the early 1960s, when Ham was making his first flight into space and Jane Goodall was first encountering chimpanzees in the forests of Gombe, Dana was living in the forests […]