The Cincinnati Zoo’s famous premature baby hippo does more than delight social media fans and help sell a wide range of merchandise. She’s also an educational and literary force, heroine of a half-dozen books so far and a popular subject for library and classroom activities.
According to data from Paytm, the air ticket prices on the India-Beijing sector averaged at Rs 19,459 this summer (between January and June 15 this year), boosting outbound travel from the country to the Northern neighbour.
The Mesoamerican reef – the second largest in the world, after the Great Barrier Reef in Australia – is an underwater playground for hundreds of varieties of tropical fish, sea turtles, manta rays, sharks and many more species.
Little Grey and Little White will make the more than 6,000 mile trip by land, air and sea next spring to Heimaey island off southern Iceland in a move environmental campaigners hope will allow more captive whales to be reintroduced to their natural habitats.