Recent Examples of giraffe from the Web
Jennifer Diliberti-Shea, public relations coordinator for the zoo, said the last time a giraffe at the zoo gave birth was in April 2016 with the birth of Zola, the female offspring of Bahatika.
But things start to get pretty crazy after a few glasses of the good stuff, and let’s just say a Lady and the Tramp-like moment with a giraffe ensues.
The giraffe was born shortly after 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017.
But then, his menagerie is gone too; gazelles, peacocks, giraffes, even reindeer once roamed these grounds.
Brookfield Zoo has euthanized Mithra, its 27-year-old female giraffe, the zoo reported Thursday.
Next, line the eye to feign big, fluttery giraffe eyes.
The giraffes' white color is caused by a genetic condition called leucism that affects their cells' pigmentation, the Program said.
The wildlife sanctuary houses giraffes, zebras, rhinoceroses and other exotic creatures.
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First Known Use: circa 1600See Words from the same year
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