Baby Giraffe Born at Houston Zoo

Baby Giraffe Born at Houston Zoo

The Houston Zoo is proud to announce the birth of a male Masai giraffe, born in the afternoon on Mon., Sept. 30. The calf was born to first-time mom, Kamili, behind-the-scenes at the McGovern Giraffe Habitat, weighing in at 128 pounds and standing just over six feet tall. This is also the first calf sired by four-year-old, Joshua. After a two-hour labor, both mom and […]

Texas Tech Breaks Ground On New Veterinary School

Texas Tech Breaks Ground On New Veterinary School

History Made as Texas Tech University Breaks Ground on School of Veterinary MedicineThe school, located at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Amarillo, is expected to enroll its first class in Fall 2021. ·················································································· Administrators and officials from Texas Tech University and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) gathered Thursday (Sept. 19) in an empty field […]

THE PLASTIC PLIGHT

THE PLASTIC PLIGHT

By Cheryl Conley, TWRC Wildlife Center I’m deviating from my usual articles about local wildlife and addressing an issue that should be important to all of us. It’s the plastic pollution of our oceans. Why should we be concerned?  Plastic is killing our wildlife. Fish, seabirds, seals, sea turtles and marine mammals ingest plastics causing suffocation, […]

Baby Lemurs Born at Houston Zoo

Last week, on Monday, Jan. 21 in the ring-tailed lemur habitat at the Houston Zoo, a tiny (and we mean TINY) baby ring-tailed lemur was born to experienced mom, Cairrean. At an estimated three ounces at birth, the unnamed baby will cling to Cairrean’s chest for a couple of weeks before moving to her back and then […]

December 2016 Digital Issue of Houston PetTalk

December 2016 Digital Issue of Houston PetTalk

Read the December 2016 Issue of Houston PetTalk here. Holiday Values with Notable Houston Residents December Events and News Halloween Photo Contest Winners Holiday Products Hazards of the Holidays Pet Positive Resolutions for the New Year Herbal Regime for Pets Leaves and Lizards Retreat Part 3 Bratagnne and Eli: Houston’s Fallen Warriors The 63rd Annual Houston […]

Final Day: Costa Rican Equine Adventure

Final Day: Costa Rican Equine Adventure

With Michelle Mantor

Day 8: Costa Rican Equine Adventure

Day 8: Costa Rican Equine Adventure

With Michelle Mantor

Day 7: Costa Rican Equine Adventure

Day 7: Costa Rican Equine Adventure

With Michelle Mantor

Day 5: Costa Rican Equine Adventure

Day 5: Costa Rican Equine Adventure

With Michelle Mantor

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