These stories are worth a click

By People Staff
July 01, 2011 04:00 PM

These stories are worth a click:

Pierre Thivillon, a zoo owner in France, has an unusual pet. He and his wife live with a 13-year-old gorilla named Digit, who even sleeps in bed with them. –The Sun

Happy Feet, the emperor penguin who swam from Antarctica to New Zealand, will have another stomach pumping procedure at the Wellington Zoo tomorrow to get more sand out of his stomach. The zoo is seeking donations to help pay for the cost of caring for the bird. –NZ Herald News

A 6-year-old boy in Mississippi has eschewed birthday gifts in favor of helping shelter animals. It was his mother’s idea to teach the boy about helping others. –

The Casey Anthony trial is coming to a close, but another curious detail emerged yesterday when the defense asked George and Cindy Anthony about how they buried their family pets. –CBS News

It took two decades, but the Fish and Wildlife Service has presented a plan to help the spotted owl, which is facing threats from other owls, climate change and the sawing of forests. –New York Times