Paris Hilton gives a baby giraffe the Irwins' zoo a VERY bizarre name
Meet Princess Lasagne Baby, a gorgeous baby giraffe who is the latest addition to the Irwin family's Australia Zoo.Heiress Paris Hilton, who became an 'honourary' Irwin in May, was recently awarded naming rights and bestowed the calf with the truly bizarre moniker.
The fact that Germany's flagship soccer player Alexandra Popp is particularly well-known. What a few know: The 31-year-old captain of the DFB team has a special friend and fan in the Duisburg Zoo: Mapema, the magnificent head of the Gorilla family, conquered the heart of dog lover Popp in 2011. At the time, the Gevelsberger completed an internship in the Duisburg Zoo and was also involved in the care and support of the great apes. © Mathias Appel/Zoo Duisburg/dpa/archive image Gorilla Mapema.
«Mapema is one of our character animals and absolute attractions. At the time, he apparently grabbed Ms. Popp emotionally and was one of the reasons why she later trained as a zookeeper, »said Zoo spokesman Christian Schreiner of the German Press Agency. Born in 1996, the Gorilla boss has lived in Duisburg since 2007 and has had a number of descendants since then. Mapema games - like Popp - also like with balls or searches for food that the zookeepers hid for him.
when the 20 -year -old player of FCR Duisburg was still at the beginning of her career. Everyone is currently talking about the captain because she led the German eleven to the European Championship final against host England on Sunday (6:00 p.m./ARD) in the London Wembley Stadium. And it shouldn't be surprised if Mapema Popp is keeping his fingers crossed on Sunday.
What can a bee feel? .
A new study suggests bees can feel pain. It’s a big deal in the quest to determine whether or not insects are sentient.In a study published last week in the journal PNAS, researchers in the United Kingdom found that bees trade off exposure to heat in order to access better food. The finding suggests bees aren’t just mindless automata responding to stimuli but rather conscious, feeling creatures that can experience pain and engage in complex decision-making.