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Rare white giraffe and calf killed by poachers - leaving just one left in the world
# Kenya
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# Kenya

Rare white giraffe and calf killed by poachers - leaving just one left in the world

Mar 11th 2020, 12:32 PM 47,725 Views 52 Comments

Just one remaining white giraffe remains alive — a lone male, borne by the same slaughtered female.

Two rare and magnificent white giraffes have been spotted in Kenya
# A Mighty Shade Of Pale
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# A Mighty Shade Of Pale

Two rare and magnificent white giraffes have been spotted in Kenya

Sep 14th 2017, 3:48 PM 87,971 Views 37 Comments

The giraffes have a condition known as leucism.

Toddler (2) pleaded with parents 'no crèche, no crèche'
# Giraffe Childcare
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# Giraffe Childcare

Toddler (2) pleaded with parents 'no crèche, no crèche'

May 24th 2017, 2:47 PM 54,415 Views 59 Comments

The parents reached a settlement in court today.

Millions of people have been watching a live stream of a pregnant giraffe about to give birth
# Waiting For Godot
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# Waiting For Godot

Millions of people have been watching a live stream of a pregnant giraffe about to give birth

Mar 3rd 2017, 10:50 PM 19,584 Views 12 Comments

Despite very little happening all week, millions have tuned in waiting for April the giraffe to give birth.

Experts warn giraffes face 'silent extinction' as population substantially drops
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# Extinction

Experts warn giraffes face 'silent extinction' as population substantially drops

Dec 8th 2016, 7:37 AM 9,408 Views 18 Comments

The species population has dropped around 40% in the past 30 years.

In photos: Can you think of a suitable Irish name for this baby giraffe?
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In photos: Can you think of a suitable Irish name for this baby giraffe?

Oct 9th 2015, 10:49 PM 14,963 Views 140 Comments

Fota Wildlife Park is looking for your help.

"Giraffes are very dangerous": US woman defends big game hunting (and prompts fresh outrage)
# Oh Sabrina
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# Oh Sabrina

"Giraffes are very dangerous": US woman defends big game hunting (and prompts fresh outrage)

Aug 4th 2015, 8:03 AM 32,362 Views 103 Comments

“There is a connection with the animal, and just because we hunt them doesn’t mean we don’t have a respect for them.”

An Irish couple on holiday just scored the greatest photobomb
# Having A Giraffe
# Having A Giraffe

An Irish couple on holiday just scored the greatest photobomb

Jun 30th 2015, 7:35 PM 8,806 Views 2 Comments

Oh hai!

People are outraged this hunter posted a picture with a dead giraffe
# Not Happy
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# Not Happy

People are outraged this hunter posted a picture with a dead giraffe

Apr 16th 2015, 1:28 PM 38,209 Views 136 Comments

Ricky Gervais posted a picture of the hunter on his Facebook page.

Giraffe in truck dies after hitting head on low bridge
# South Africa
# South Africa

Giraffe in truck dies after hitting head on low bridge

Jul 31st 2014, 8:11 PM 4,711 Views 5 Comments

The animal was being transported along a Pretoria highway.

Meet Fota's new baby giraffes... and suggest some names for them
# Inspired By Cadbury
# Inspired By Cadbury

Meet Fota's new baby giraffes... and suggest some names for them

Mar 28th 2014, 6:30 PM 16,810 Views 90 Comments

Cork has two new arrivals.

A Danish Zoo has killed four healthy lions
# Put Down
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# Put Down

A Danish Zoo has killed four healthy lions

Mar 25th 2014, 11:47 PM 42,629 Views 119 Comments

Yes, it’s the same zoo that put down the giraffe…

Terminally ill zookeeper pays last visit to his animals
# Holland
# Holland

Terminally ill zookeeper pays last visit to his animals

Mar 21st 2014, 6:00 PM 38,218 Views 41 Comments

This is very touching.

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
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# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Feb 14th 2014, 10:56 PM 24,831 Views 1 Comment

Everyone’s talking about power outages, top-ups and LOVE.

Danish zoo may kill ANOTHER healthy giraffe named Marius
# Not Again
# Not Again

Danish zoo may kill ANOTHER healthy giraffe named Marius

Feb 14th 2014, 10:04 AM 12,124 Views 59 Comments

Marius’ genes make him unsuitable for breeding, so he may have to be put down.

Our chimps are NOT on the pill, say Dublin Zoo
# Monkey Business
# Monkey Business

Our chimps are NOT on the pill, say Dublin Zoo

Feb 12th 2014, 9:49 AM 14,931 Views 28 Comments

The zoo has denied reports that female chimps were using contraceptives.

Zoo kills healthy young giraffe despite protests
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# Euthanasia

Zoo kills healthy young giraffe despite protests

Feb 9th 2014, 12:37 PM 36,496 Views 101 Comments

The giraffe’s body will be fed to tigers at the zoo in Copenhagen.

So a giraffe walks into a bar... literally
# Neck It
# Neck It

So a giraffe walks into a bar... literally

Feb 1st 2014, 4:07 PM 2,762 Views 5 Comments

Hey giraffe, you don’t belong here.

Giraffe chase video goes viral, inspires Jurassic Park remix
# Giraffic Park
# Giraffic Park

Giraffe chase video goes viral, inspires Jurassic Park remix

Jun 26th 2013, 10:09 AM 2,085 Views 3 Comments

The internet got hold of it.

Nationwide JobBridge ban for creche chains featured in RTÉ programme
# JobBridge
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# JobBridge

Nationwide JobBridge ban for creche chains featured in RTÉ programme

May 30th 2013, 6:42 PM 10,838 Views 42 Comments

The Department of Social Protection says no interns have been sent to the creches involved, and none will be.

McDonald criticises JobBridge's 'no experience required' childcare positions
# Childcare
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# Childcare

McDonald criticises JobBridge's 'no experience required' childcare positions

May 30th 2013, 12:29 PM 10,079 Views 49 Comments

A number of internships advertised on the site require only secondary level qualifications.

Love-hungry giraffe gets it horribly, horribly wrong
# Mating Fail
# Mating Fail

Love-hungry giraffe gets it horribly, horribly wrong

May 30th 2013, 11:58 AM 9,810 Views 1 Comment

We’ve all been there, right guys? Guys?

Did you miss the Prime Time creche expose? Here's what happened
# A Breach Of Trust
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# A Breach Of Trust

Did you miss the Prime Time creche expose? Here's what happened

May 29th 2013, 6:14 PM 88,595 Views 93 Comments

With RTÉ not making the programme available to view again, TheJournal.ie presents an in-depth recap of the programme for those who missed it.

Photos: the cutest Dublin Zoo arrivals of 2012
# Zoo Arrivals
# Zoo Arrivals

Photos: the cutest Dublin Zoo arrivals of 2012

Dec 25th 2012, 5:00 PM 2,016 Views 0 Comments

New additions include the births of tapirs, red pandas, eastern bongos and meerkats – and the transfer of two lion cubs and a bull elephant. Phew, what a year!

PHOTOS: What has Dublin Zoo named its new baby giraffe?
# Cuteness Alert
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# Cuteness Alert

PHOTOS: What has Dublin Zoo named its new baby giraffe?

Aug 16th 2012, 11:04 AM 5,294 Views 3 Comments

The seven-week-old giraffe is already 6 feet tall. Yowza.

GALLERY: Dublin Zoo welcomes a new baby giraffe
# Cuteness Warning
# Cuteness Warning

GALLERY: Dublin Zoo welcomes a new baby giraffe

Jul 19th 2012, 5:57 PM 7,285 Views 11 Comments

The female Rothschild calf was born three weeks ago – and is already taller than most people!

VIDEO: Dublin Zoo's newborn baby giraffe takes its first steps
# The Zoo
# The Zoo

VIDEO: Dublin Zoo's newborn baby giraffe takes its first steps

Apr 5th 2012, 7:00 AM 4,247 Views 3 Comments

Also, have you ever seen a pygmy marmoset – the world’s smallest monkey – so small that it’ll fit in the palm of your hand?

New arrivals at Dublin Zoo named
# Dublin Zoo
# Dublin Zoo

New arrivals at Dublin Zoo named

Jan 20th 2011, 12:22 PM 1,151 Views 0 Comments

The results of the public competition are in…