Aug 21 2012

Penguins Escape

Rogue Penguins Break Out of Zoo Yet Again. abc News

 

Some pesky penguins in the Japanese city of Suzaka are acting like characters in a “Madagascar” movie and are giving zookeepers quite the headache with their repeated attempts to break free.

A pair of 3-month old chicks from Suzaka Zoo first escaped earlier this month by jumping off a slide. Zookeepers responded by attaching boards to the foot of the slide, but two days later another chick got out, by crawling under the fence, according to Japanese media reports. Keepers responded a second time, by sealing off the bottom of the fence.

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Aug 21 2012

Reasons to feel old

75 reasons to feel old? How college freshmen view world. TODAY

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Aug 21 2012

Nurse Helped Aurora Victims Drowned

Nurse who aided shooting victims in Aurora, Colo., theater attack drowns. U.S. NEWS

 

Nurse Jennifer Gallagher, who helped treat victims of the Aurora theater shooting in Colorado, has drowned while on a family vacation in Iowa.

Gallagher, 46, of Denver, went swimming in West Lake Okoboji the night of Aug. 6 and her body was found the next day, according to the Sheriff's Office in Dickinson County, Iowa.

Gallagher, an Ireland native, worked at the University of Colorado Hospital for 13 years and cared especially for a shooting victim treated in the hospital's neurological intensive care unit, which she helped open. She was among staffers who met with President Barack Obama during his visit two days after the July 20 shooting rampage that killed 12 and wounded 58 at the Century Aurora 16 theater.

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