This dying 54 year-old, known to the world as Mario, spent most of his life working at the Diergaarde Blijdorp zoo in Rotterdam, Holland. He cleaned the enclosures of the animals, becoming very close to them throughout the years. When he learned that he was dying, he had one final wish: to visit the zoo. … Continue reading What This Giraffe Does As His Caretaker Is Dying Is Amazing. I’ve Never Seen Anything Like It.
It’s blowing a 90mph gale. You’re swathed in six sets of thermal underwear as your boat bucks furiously through the mountainous waves of the Southern Ocean. So how do you take a bath? Tracy Edwards shows me. It involves undoing a couple of buttons in strategic places, slipping in a hand grasping a baby-wipe and … Continue reading GIRL POWER ON CREST OF A WAVE; After seven years adrift, I'm ready to go for record. →