Gidget, a reticulated giraffe, gave birth to Sara on April 28, 2013 at the Global Wildlife Center in Folsom, Louisiana. Here are a few photos of mother and child together on Mother's Day 2013. Many more photos and a video news story about the Global Wildlife Center to come. Click here to see photos of mother and child. And click here to see all our photo albums.
Clean-up continues in south Mississippi nearly three months after a large EF4 multiple-vortex wedge tornado devastated portions of Hattiesburg and Petal. The tornado which struck in late afternoon was one of eight tornadoes that touched down in southern Mississippi and southwestern Alabama on February 10, 2013. The tornado reached a maximum path width of .75 miles and had estimated maximum sustained winds of 170 mph in the Oak Grove community. The University of Southern Mississippi suffered extensive damage.
Photos of the Smokin' the Sound offshore powerboat race in the Mississippi Sound between Deer Island and the Beau Rivage and Hard Rock hotels. The annual race kicked off the 2013 Super Boat International (SBI) racing season. Powerboats, competing in six classes, reached speeds of 140 MPH over the seven mile circular course. Team STIHL won the 9th annual event in a 38-foot boat.
Produced by Jim Albritton | Scenes of the Big Easy and the music of Brian Hudson. | http://brianhudsonmusic.com
Produced by Jim Albritton | A minute-and-a-half look at historic Courthouse Square in Oxford, Mississippi. Also, a couple of shots of Taylor Grocery and Restaurant in nearby Taylor, Mississippi.
Produced by Jim Albritton | Learn how United States Air Force canine handlers train working military dogs.
Produced by Jim Albritton | The Color Me Rad 5K in Jackson, Mississippi is part of the Zippity Doo Dah Weekend in the city's Fondren neighborhood. Zippity events, including Color Me Rad, benefit Friends of Children's Hospital which supports Batson Children's Hospital at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.
Produced by Jim Albritton | The Budweiser Clydesdales visit Batson Children's Hospital just two days before they parade through the streets of Jackson, Mississippi's Fondren neighborhood in the Zippity Doo Dah Parade. The third annual parade and related activities benefit Friends of Children's Hospital.