Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
The Columbus Zoo has a new family member. It’s a baby gorilla comes to Columbus from a Colorado Springs zoo. It’s in Columbus because its mother abandoned it. The Colorado zoo hopes a surrogate mother in Columbus will adopt the baby.
Halloween generates some startling profits. Retailers expect to earn more than 3 billion dollars in Halloween related sales. And in recent years, amusement parks here in Ohio and around the nations are cashing in on the holiday.
The Columbus Zoo is saying good-bye to its three West Indian male manatees. The giant mammals will be moved to different parts of Florida where two of them will be released into the wild.
The Columbus Zoo reports the death of a seven-year-old Asian elephant. The zoo says Ganesh was found dead in his stall Tuesday morning when his keeper arrived for work. The cause of death wasn’t immediately known.