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NC Zoo Announces Winning Name for Giraffe Calf

NC Zoo Announces Winning Name for Giraffe Calf

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Photo provided by NC Zoo ASHEBORO N.C. - The North Carolina Zoo has announced the name chosen by the public of the giraffe calf born last month on May 20th. With more than 100,00 total votes the Zoo announced that out of the six choices, the winning name is “Fenn.”  The other names offered were, “Nelson,” after Nelson Mandela, “Mosi”, African name used for firstborn son, “Tamu” Swahili for sweet, “Jackson” The calf's dad is named Jack, Son of Jack, and “Bongani” This Zulu name means grateful, thankful. Fenn was chosen after the founders of the Giraffe Conservation Foundation, Julian, and Stephanie Fennessy. World Giraffe Day is celebrated every year on June 21. Fenn was about six feet tall and 145 pounds when he was born on May 20th of 2023, and is expected to grow to ...
Suspect Arrested After Stealing Car With Baby Inside

Suspect Arrested After Stealing Car With Baby Inside

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A suspect who stole an SUV with a baby inside was arrested following a chase that ended on Old Lexington Rd just south of Asheboro with the baby being found uninjured. (Scott Pelkey / Acme News)A suspect who stole an SUV with a baby inside hits a set of stop sticks deployed by the Randolph County Sherriff's Office at the intersection of Lake Lucas Rd and Old Lexington Rd. (Scott Pelkey / Acme News)A stolen SUV, with a stolen baby insdie, and an attached stolen trailer flees down Old Lexington Rd after hitting a set of stop sticks only moments before. (Scott Pelkey / Acme News)Police look over the eight-month-old child who was inside the stolen SUV following the chase, the child was checked out by EMS and was un-hurt in the incident. (Scott Pelkey / Acme News) ASHEBORO NC (ACME NEWS) - ...