Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:34 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:34:41 GMT
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Among the dogs, many are dead, and skeletal remains were mixed with living animals in small, dark, filthy enclosures.More >>
Monday, May 13 2013 12:24 PM EDT2013-05-13 16:24:04 GMT
MARION COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come. According to Marion County Sheriff Berkley Hall, the drug raid is the result of severalMore >>
A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 4:42 PM EDT2013-05-20 20:42:47 GMT
The Humane Society of South Mississippi (HSSM) is heading back to Gulfport with more than 100 small breed dogs rescued from an alleged puppy mill in Tylertown Monday. The HSSM assisted the Humane SocietyMore >>
The Humane Society of South Mississippi (HSSM) is heading back to Gulfport with more than 100 small breed dogs rescued from an alleged puppy mill in Tylertown Monday.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:36 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:36:49 GMT
(RNN) – A day after long track tornadoes devastated Shawnee and Edmond, OK, another round has begun near Oklahoma City.KOCO broadcast a slow rotating cloud that slowly extended down towards the groundMore >>
Dozens of people have died after a second day of tornadoes twisted through Oklahoma, this time taking aim at the town of Moore, south of Oklahoma City.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 6:41 PM EDT2013-05-20 22:41:59 GMT
Four suspects were jailed after Harrison County Sheriff Melvin Brisolara said a burglary took place at a home at the 15000 block of Sara Lane in Saucier on Sunday. Once deputies arrived to the home theyMore >>
Four suspects were jailed after Harrison County Sheriff Melvin Brisolara said a burglary took place at a home at the 15000 block of Sara Lane in Saucier on Sunday.More >>
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -
The Cincinnati Zoo's seven-week-old baby giraffe, Zuri, suffered a broken leg Thursday while in her indoor stall at Giraffe Ridge.
Zoo officials say when the first keeper arrived early Thursday morning, he noted that Zuri was lying down as usual when he went in to feed. When Zuri went to stand he noticed she was limping and immediately contacted the Zoo's veterinary staff.
"Obviously, everyone here at the Cincinnati Zoo is extremely concerned about Zuri," said Thane Maynard, Executive Director at the Cincinnati Zoo. "She has quickly stolen the heart of our entire community and we are working hard to ensure she has a long, healthy life here."
Zoo Director of Animal Health Dr. Mark Campbell contacted Dr. Thomas Beckman, an equine specialist, who has worked with the Cincinnati Zoo for the past 30 years, to help evaluate Zuri's condition and assist with a medical procedure.
During the two-hour procedure on Thursday, Zuri was anesthetized and an X-ray was taken of her rear right leg. Both dad, "Kimba" and mom, "Tessa" were moved to the outdoor exhibit area during the procedure. After vets determined that Zuri's leg was broken, her leg was placed in a cast.
"The procedure went well and we will continue to monitor the situation closely," said Dr. Campbell. "Keepers are observing Zuri around the clock. She is a young animal and we're guardedly optimistic that her bones should heal quickly."
Zuri is standing, walking, and continues to nurse. Giraffe Ridge is still open and guests can see Zuri and her mom inside.
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