Giraffe Dies in Accident at Kansas City Zoo the Second to Die in a Week

Giraffe Dies in Accident at Kansas City Zoo the Second to Die in a Week

The Kansas City Zoo reported on Feb. 21, 2019 that Hamisi, a male 9-year-old male giraffe died on Feb. 20, 2019, after he sustained a spinal cord injury in a barn located at the zoo. Zoo officials report the giraffe caught his head in the area of a barn which zookeepers use to reach the […]

Bam Bam the Kansas City Zoo Polar Bear Has Died at Age 31

Bam Bam the Kansas City Zoo Polar Bear Has Died at Age 31

A spokesperson from the Kansas City Zoo announced on Feb. 20 that their female polar bear Bam Bam was euthanized after it was discovered she had liver cancer which could not be treated. Bam Bam was 31 years old. Sarah Gay, Kansas City Zoo spokesperson, said in a statement that even though Bam Bam was […]