Tag - giraffes

APB for George IV’s Giraffe

So I mentioned in our previous post about Grip the Raven that I wanted to find out what had happened to George IV’s stuffed giraffe. The last thing I could find said that the giraffe was given to the Zoological Society. So…I e...

The Legacy of Grip the Ankle-Biter

Well, I’ve got another reason to visit Philadelphia: I want to meet Grip, Charles Dickens’ raven that wound up inspiring Edgar Allan Poe’s The Raven. No, he’s not still kicking–he’s rather stuffed. And...

White Giraffe

And We Thought We Needed to Get Some...

In a bit of news that made lazy cheetahs and lions everywhere rejoice, Charles Foley of the Wildlife Conservation Society has confirmed reports of a white giraffe in Tanzania’s Tarangire National Park. “Despite intensive...