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July, 2011

  • 9 July

    Earthquake in Gorontalo, Indonesia | WORLD NEWS on Global Good Indonesia

    Gorontalo, Indonesia

    An earthquake recently hit at 12:22 pm in Indonesia with the epicenter being roughly 66 kilometers (KM) southeast of Gorontalo. The time is Jakarta Time ( 0522 GMT ) and the quake managed to have a depth of 147 km. As the Global Good Group we are here to connect ...

  • 9 July

    Giraffes at Zoo Atlanta

    Basic Info From Wikipedia: The giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) is an African even-toed ungulate mammal, the tallest of all extant land-living animal species, and the largest ruminant. Its scientific name, which is similar to its archaic English name of camelopard, refers to its irregular patches of color on a light background, which bear a token resemblance to ...

  • 9 July

    Zebras at Zoo Atlanta

    Basic Info From Wikipedia: Zebras are African equids (horse family) best known for their distinctive black and white stripes. Their stripes come in different patterns unique to each individual. They are generally social animals that live in small harems to large herds. Unlike their closest relatives, horses and asses, zebras have never been truly domesticated. There ...

  • 9 July

    Warthogs at Zoo Atlanta

    Basic Info From Wikipedia: The Warthog, Wart-hog, Common Warthog, or African Lens-Pig (Phacochoerus africanus) is a wild member of the pig family that lives in grassland, savanna, and woodland in Sub-Saharan Africa.[1][2] In the past it was commonly treated as a subspecies of P. aethiopicus, but today that scientific name is restricted to the Desert Warthog of northern Kenya, Somalia, and ...

  • 9 July

    Adorable Red Panda at Zoo Atlanta

    Basic Info From Wikipedia: The red panda (Ailurus fulgens, or shining-cat), is a small arboreal mammal native to the eastern Himalayas and southwestern China.[2] It is the only species of the genus Ailurus. Slightly larger than a domestic cat, it has reddish-brown fur, a long, shaggy tail, and a waddling gait due to its shorter front legs. ...

  • 9 July

    Cute Otters at Zoo Atlanta

    Basic Info From Wikipedia: Otters are semi-aquatic (or in one case aquatic) mammals. The otter subfamily Lutrinae forms part of the family Mustelidae, which also includes weasels, polecats, badgers, and wolverines. With twelve species in seven genera, otters have an almost worldwide distribution. They mainly eat aquatic animals, predominantly fish and shellfish, but also other invertebrates, amphibians, birds and small mammals. Continue Reading: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Otters

  • 9 July

    Meerkats at Zoo Atlanta

    Basic Info From Wikipedia: The meerkat or suricate, Suricata suricatta, is a small mammal belonging to the mongoose family. Meerkats live in all parts of the Kalahari Desert in Botswana, in much of the Namib Desert in Namibia and southwestern Angola, and in South Africa. A group of meerkats is called a “mob”, “gang” or “clan”. A meerkat clan often contains ...

  • 9 July

    Komodo Dragon at Zoo Atlanta

    Basic Info From Wikipedia: The Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis) is a large species of lizard found in the Indonesian islands of Komodo, Rinca, Flores, Gili Motang and Gili Dasami.[3] A member of the monitor lizard family (Varanidae), it is the largest living species of lizard, growing to a maximum of length 3 metres (9.8 ft) in rare cases and weighing up ...

  • 9 July

    Flamingos at Zoo Atlanta

    Basic Info From Wikipedia: Flamingos or flamingoes[1] ( pronunciation (help·info)) are gregarious wading birds in the genus Phoenicopterus (from Greek φοίνικοπτερος meaning “Phoenix’s wing”), the only genus in thefamily Phoenicopteridae. There are four flamingo species in the Americas and two species in the Old World. Continue Reading: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flamingos  

  • 9 July

    Elephants at Zoo Atlanta

    Basic Info From Wikipedia: Elephants are large land mammals in two genera of the family Elephantidae: Elephas and Loxodonta. Three species of elephant are living today: the African bush elephant, the African forest elephantand the Asian elephant (also known as the Indian elephant). All other species and genera of Elephantidae are extinct, some since the last ice age although dwarf forms of mammoths ...

  • 9 July

    Exclusive Interview with Lead Singer Derek de Lang of International Music Sensation: Nou | Global Good Music

    Today we bring to you the band Nou. Headed by lead singer Derek de Lang this awesome band is in the alternative rock genre and making moves not only domestically here in the United States but across the Globe! I recently had a chance to catch up with Derek who ...

  • 9 July

    Hines Ward Arrested For DUI In Atlanta

    Hines Ward is one of the most respected players in the NFL. So it came as a shock to everyone when the Dancing with the Stars champion, and Superbowl MVP, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. Hines was arrested early Saturday morning in suburban Atlanta at 3:41 ...