Cats are not always cute.
Sportsman explains: What is actually tricking?
Tricking is a sport that originated in the U.S. in the 1990s and is now also very popular in Asia. It is a mixture of martial arts, gymnastics and breakdancing. In Germany, tricking is still quite unknown, but a few ambitious athletes from VfL Pinneberg now want to change that.
A stunning elephant conservation project has been created in Thailand. Elephant World is a governmental project in Surin which includes a village for the ethnic Kui, a museum, a field for growing elephant food, as well as initiatives to restore the devastated forest. After decades of wandering the streets of tourist towns begging for food and money or working in unethical elephant camps, Elephant World should provide a source of stable income for the Kui and their elephants through monthly salary. Boonserm Premthada, principle and architect of Bangkok Project studio, says: “Within elephant world, there are various buildings and Bangkok Project studio was responsible for three buildings in total, the elephant museum, the observation tower, and the cultural courtyard.”
A giraffe calf has been named after the first person to have the Covid-19 vaccination. UK's ZSL WHIPSNADE ZOO welcomed the six-foot-tall arrival this week. The female calf was born at the same time as 90-year-old Margaret Keenan received the first vaccine. In recognition of the poignant moment, the infant has been named Margaret, following a 15-month gestation period, Margaret is the second calf to be born to mum Luna.