A baby giraffe born at Como Zoo in St. Paul just a week ago has made her public debut. The as-yet unnamed giraffe, weighed 130 lbs. and was five foot eight inches tall at birth. It’s her mother, Clover’s fifth calf and the 17th giraffe born at Como in the last 20 years.
A vet examines a young cattle egret at a shelter in the village of Hathijan, Gujarat, India. Some 400 cattle egrets were rescued but more than 100 died at the site of illegal tree cutting at Ranasan, about 40 miles from Ahmedabad
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