Farm honours Derek Jeter by carving his likeness into 5-acre corn maze


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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. – As far as corny Derek Jeter tributes go, this one will be tough to beat.

A farm in central New Jersey carved an image of the New York Yankees captain and a thank you message to him into its five-acre corn maze. The VonThun Farm in South Brunswick is about 55 miles south of Yankee Stadium.

“Thanks Captain Clutch” is carved into the maze, along with a baseball with Jeter’s No. 2 on it. Farm owner Cindy VonThun said the maze will be open from Sept. 20 through Halloween.

“This was just something totally different,” she said. “To walk out in the field and to be on a path and to say, ‘I’m in Derek Jeter’s chin,’ it’s pretty cool.”

Jeter is retiring after 19 seasons with the Yankees. He has been honoured at Major League ballparks around the country this year, including by former President…

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Baby giraffe born in Quebec zoo alive and well


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MONTREAL — Bonnie the giraffe at Quebec’s Parc Safari has given birth to a healthy baby girl.

This is the first baby giraffe born at the zoo in 23 years.

Four-year-old Bonnie gave birth to the baby at 2:28 p.m. on Sunday. According to the zoo, everything “went well.”

“It is now confirmed by our zoologist team, the newborn giraffe is a female!” the Parc Safari team noted on Facebook Sunday.

“A ‘tiny’ baby, only a few hours old! What an emotion-filled day!”

Parc Safari is asking for the public’s help to find a name for the baby giraffe.

What would you name the giraffe? Let us know in the comments below!

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