The world’s last white giraffes were killed in Kenya.
Kenya’s only female white giraffe and its 7-months-old calf have been killed by poachers in Kenya, this rare animals are found nowhere else in the world.
Their alabaster colour is caused not by albinism but a condition known as leucism, which means they continue to produce dark pigment in their soft tissue, giving them dark eyes.
The bodies of the two giraffes were found “in a skeletal state after being killed by armed poachers” in Garissa in eastern Kenya, the Ishaqbini Hirola Community Conservancy said in a statement.
The dead female giraffe gave birth to two calf’s, that’s a miracle that there is one remaining white giraffe alive – a lone male, born by the same slaughtered female, the conservancy said.
Mohammed Ahmednoor, the manager of the Ishaqbini Hirola Community Conservancy in northeastern Kenya, where the giraffes lived, said that rangers had confirmed their deaths and that there were photographs of the skeletal remains.
Conservationists estimated from the state of the carcasses that the animals had been killed four months ago. The Kenya Wildlife Service said it was investigating the killings.
Kittens visited fish and jellyfish in a closed aquarium during quarantine
In the United States, kittens from the Atlanta Humane Society visited fish and jellyfish in the Georgia Aquarium, which suspended their work due to COVID-19.
Since the Georgia Aquarium closed due to the established quarantine during the coronavirus pandemic, fish and jellyfish didn’t have any visitors. But recently, they greeted unusual guests: rescue kittens and puppies from the Atlanta Humane Society, got the opportunity to explore the marine life from the other side of the glass.
The photos which appeared on internet show how the tiny animals admire the life of different fish and also jellyfish, which seemed to be very interesting creatures. The photos will full your heart with admiration and cuteness, seeing near the big blue tanks, little fluffy creatures, melts everyone’s heart during quarantine.
Two pups named Odie and Caramel can be seen playing around the tanks and enjoying the visit. The other visitors: Nemo, Dory, Guppy, Marlin and Bubbles, are the tiny kittens whose names are very appropriate to the unexplored marine life. In social networks, it is showed a video of how cats climb the glass wall of the aquarium, trying to get to the water inhabitants, while their marine brothers ignore what is happening. Judging by the video, the kittens liked the jellyfish more.
Compilation of 10 emotional movies about animals
The heroes of this movies will reach everyone’s heart. During quarantine it is important to watch movies about animals combined with touching and fun moments.This movies always carry a life-affirming morality and teach viewers to be kinder to others!
Twelve-year-old tomboy Jesse gets acquainted with Willie's smart killer whale. Only now the evil owners want to kill the animal in order to receive insurance payment. But the devoted boy is going to desperately fight for the life of a friend.
For this and subsequent movies about Willy, they made a life-sized killer whale model that was so similar to the real one that Keiko, the male whale who starred in the picture, even tried to communicate with her.
An orphaned piglet Babe gets to the Hogget farm, where he is adopted by a shepherd named Fly. Soon, the owner notices that Babe is an unusual pig and wants to graze sheep, just like his adoptive mother.
The director of the film, George Miller, the author of the Mad Max franchise, was the first to force the animals to “speak” credibly on the screen. Therefore, the Oscar for the best visual effects picture deservedly. Up to this point, filmmakers for a long time did not dare to experiment with the articulation of animals and limited themselves to the application of voiceover.
The horse whisperer
A young rider named Grace has to amputate part of her leg after the girl got under the truck while riding. Her horse also receives serious injuries, both physical and mental. To save her daughter from depression, mother Grace decides to find a certain Tom Booker who can communicate with horses in one language.
A scientific expedition sets off in search of a meteorite. However, an unexpected incident forces scientists to abandon their dog teams and go back. Now eight Siberian huskies must wait until they are rescued. At the same time, they have to withstand the unbearable natural conditions of Antarctica.
Hachi: A Dog’s Tale
Professor Parker Wilson finds an Akita Inu puppy and gives him the name Hachiko. A devoted pet escorts the owner every day to work to the station, and meets him there in the evening. However, an unexpected tragic incident destroys this idyll.
The story of Hachiko actually happened in Japan with Professor Hidesaburo Ueno and his pet. She formed the basis of the old Japanese painting in 1987. But the director Lasse Hallstrom tried to make his version closer to the Western audience, so the action takes place these days in Rhode Island, and the charming Richard Gere plays the main role.
We bought a zoo
Remaining a widower, the writer Benjamin Mi is trying to improve relations with children - fourteen-year-old Dylan and very young Rosie. When the family is going to move to a new house, it suddenly turns out that, under the contract, the owners must take responsibility for the ruined zoo as well.
Nicostratos le pélican
The unsociable fisherman Demosthenes experiences the death of his wife and has little interest in the life of his son Janis. The latter, meanwhile, secretly saves from his father an unusual chick, who becomes a local star and attracts crowds of tourists to an inconspicuous Greek island.
The film tells the real story of a ginger dog from a mining town that set off on a journey in search of a deceased owner. Thanks to his loyalty, the dog becomes famous throughout the continent.
Water for elephants
The young veterinarian Jacob takes a job at a traveling circus and falls in love with the beautiful trainer Marlena. But the woman is already married to the power-hungry and eccentric manager Augustus Rosenbluth.
Three gray whales somehow find themselves under a thick layer of ice near the town of Barrow. The poor journalist accidentally sees the television journalist Adam Carlson, and after a short time the news of the captured giants flies around the world.