Metal Stirrups

The Chinese were producing metal foot stirrups made of Cast Iron or Bronze in 250 CE. Continue reading

White lion born in captivity

At the Philadelphia Zoo in Philadelphia, PA, USA, on March 24th 1994, was the first White Lion born in captivity. Continue reading

Mixing Human Genes with that of a Bull

In 1992 a small biotechnology company called Gen Pharm International in Mountain View, CA, USA, developed the first Transgenic bull. Continue reading

Large mammal discovered since World War II

In June 1993, John Mackinnon a British zoologist and head of the Asian Bureau for Conservation in Hong Kong described Pseudoryx nghetinhenis as bovid a new species cow, based on skulls and hides. Continue reading

What do you get when you cross a Llama and a Camel?

Could it be a Llamel? Nope its camas! Well in 1997, the United Arab Emirates set out to answer the question. Continue reading

Catopithecus Was Apes First Ancestor

Catopithecus, a lemur-like animal is believed to be the ancient ancestor of apes, monkeys, and humans, which lived in northern Africa approximately 36 million years ago. Continue reading

Extinction of the Bluebuck Antelope

Humans exterminated the largest mammal the Bluebuck (Hippotragus leucophoeus), a species of southern African antelope. Continue reading

Aye-Aye Born in Captivity

A 5-ounce aye-aye infant was delivered on April 6, 1992, at Duke University in Durham, NC, USA. Continue reading

Invitro Gorilla Born at Cincinnati Zoo

Timu, a lowland gorilla, was the first in vitro fertilized baby delivered at the Cincinnati Zoo in Cincinnati, OH, USA, in 1995. Continue reading

Creation of First Inter-species Cat

Betsy L. Dresser and colleagues at the Cincinnati Zoo in Cincinnati, OH, USA announced the birth of an interspecies cat on February 7, 1989. Continue reading