The Biological Sciences Greenhouse at OSU has been fortunate to have multiple bloomings of the Titan Arum, aka, the corpse flower. They have its smaller but also smelly cousin, the Voodoo Lily. From its bruise-colored bloom that resembles a corpse, to its stench of rotting flesh, this tropical flower masks its beauty to attract its pollinators.
WOSU News Archives For: October 20, 2011
A federal judge is allowing former Ohio State and NFL quarterback Art Schlichter to attend weekly counseling while on house arrest awaiting sentencing for fraud.
The Ohio man who collected wild and rare animals admitted he was having a tough time taking care of them just days before he unleashed dozens of tigers, bears and lions into the countryside and killed himself.
The move extends the deadline for candidates to file to run for Congress, which supporters say is necessary given the uncertainty over Ohio’s new Congressional map.
Investigators say the fire was intentionally set, but they haven’t said how it was set.
Sheriffs killed nearly 50 exotic animals near Zanesville after they were let loose by their owner who apparently committed suicide. Deputies say they had no choice but to shoot the animals. Officials and animal-rights activists say Ohio needs tougher regulations on exotic animals. Whom do you blame for the Zanesville animal deaths?
Zeno’s Victorian Village is trying to convince the Ohio Supreme Court that the law is vague and unfairly targets business owners.