The Newport Aquarium is celebrating the arrival of six shark ray pups.
Here's the announcement:
In a historic biological achievement, Newport Aquarium announced Wednesday that Sweet Pea, the first documented shark ray to breed in a controlled environment, gave birth to seven pups on Friday, Jan. 24, 2014.
A one year old birthday party today for Gladys the Gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo. The baby Western-Lowland gorilla was brought to the Cincinnati zoo after her mother rejected her. Keepers had dressed as a gorilla to help raise her.
The keepers created a gorilla birthday cake – Here's what happened when they gave it to Gladys:
Indiana lawmakers in the Republican-led House Tuesday passed the gay marriage amendment after removing language that would ban recognition of anything “similar” to same-sex marriage. That change would also lengthen the process of amending the state constitution, but the clause could be reinserted by Senate Republicans.
Measure sponsor Rep. Eric Turner disputes claims by opponents that the ban would hurt economic development. "In 2013, eight of the top nine states with the highest rate of private sector job growth had constitutional amendments on marriage."