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48-Year-Old Elephant Euthanized at San Diego Zoo

SAN DIEGO — Tembo, a 48-year-old elephant, was euthanized at the San Diego Zoo after a sudden change in her health following longtime treatment for age-related ailments, the zoo announced Monday. The female African bush elephant died Sunday. “She had been under veterinary care, including stem cell therapy to alleviate...

Santa Barbara Zoo’s Elderly Elephant Little Mac Euthanized

SANTA BARBARA — Little Mac, a 48-year-old Asian elephant that was a fixture at the Santa Barbara Zoo for nearly all her life, was euthanized this week after a sharp decline in health, officials said. The zoo said Little Mac was euthanized around 7 p.m. Wednesday in her exhibit yard, surrounded by...

Dinosaurs & Beer U: Good News to Kickstart Your Week

Welcome to GV Wire's weekly roundup of news that will bring a smile to your face. We're here to enlighten, inform, and amuse. If you have good news to share, contact us at or UC Merced Student Makes Big Dino Discovery A UC Merced student who says he's...