Animal events SAT “Clear the Shelters,” adoption fees by donation, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday; Seniors for Seniors, adopters ages 60 and older fees waived for adoption of pets ages 7 and older, Monday-Aug. 26; Seattle Humane, 13212 S.E. Eastgate Way, Bellevue (425-641-0080 or seattlehumane.org). SAT Adoption fees waived for all animals ages 3 and older, noon-6 p.m. Saturday, Homeward Pet, 13132 N.E. 177th Pl., Woodinville (425-488-4444 or homewardpet.org). SAT 2-mile walk, 9:30 a.m. Saturday, $25; dog activities, vendors, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Bradley Lake Park, 531 31st Ave. S.E., Puyallup (southhillrotary.org). Auto events SAT Display of cars, food vendors, music, hydroplane display, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, ShoWare Center, 625 West James St., Kent; free for spectators (pacificcascademustangclub.org/annual-car-show). SAT Vintage, antiques, classics, hot rods, customs, motorcycles, featuring the Ford Model A, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Lucky Dog Casino, 19330 N. U.S. Hwy. 101, … [Read more...] about Community calendar: Homeward Pet, Chomp!, Wizard Festival and more
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By Mike Moffitt, SFGATE Published 11:32 am PDT, Tuesday, August 14, 2018 Now Playing: Please do not spank the hippos. Media: Buzz 60 Police are investigating the unauthorized slapping of a hippopotamus' butt by a man who hopped over a barrier at the Los Angeles Zoo. A video of the incident surfaced last week on social media, the Los Angeles Times reported. In the footage a man is seen sneaking over a guardrail and leaning into an enclosure before giving Rosie the hippo a loud smack on the buttocks. The spanker, obviously pleased with himself, runs off with arms raised. Rosie doesn't move, but the slap appears to startle her mother, Mara, who raises her head. Northeast Community Police consider the case a trespassing violation rather than animal cruelty. Could you ever be this bold to slap a #hippo butt? #STLA#whodidthat #ikyfl #couldyou #daredevil #zoomchallenge pic.twitter.com/AC934unLax— SomethingToLaughAt (@SomeToLaughAt) August 7, 2018 MORE: … [Read more...] about Man spanks hippo at L.A. Zoo; video goes viral
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PHILADELPHIA — Dinosaurs in museums tend to be of the fossilized variety, but a new exhibit in Philadelphia is bringing the creatures and their world to life. “Jurassic World: The Exhibition” opens at the Franklin Institute on Friday. Based on the blockbuster dinosaur movie franchise, the experience mixes the vibe of a theme park with the backstory of science, but the big - like, really big - attraction is the animatronic dinosaurs, some measuring over 24 feet tall. The traveling show made its world premiere in Melbourne, Australia, earlier this year, but Philadelphia’s U.S. debut offers some new features. Here’s what visitors can expect at the exhibit, which runs through April 23: Dinosaur petting zoo Guests can meet a towering Brachiosaurus, come face-to-face with a Velociraptor and get up close and personal with a Tyrannosaurus rex. The lifelike, life-size dinosaurs were designed by The Creature Technology Co., which created the enormous creatures for … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo Jurassic Park is (sort of) real at this Philadelphia exhibit