Baby Giraffe Born at SW Missouri Zoo

8 years 11 months 3 weeks ago Wednesday, July 13 2011 Jul 13, 2011 Wednesday, July 13, 2011 3:54:00 AM CDT July 13, 2011 in News
By: Associated Press

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - There's a new attraction at a southwest Missouri zoo.

Officials at Dickerson Park Zoo in Springfield say a male giraffe was born Tuesday in the zoo's exhibit yard as visitors and zookeepers watched.

The giraffe is the sixth baby born to Kamili the giraffe, who
will be 12 years old in August.

The zoo says it will allow the public to participate in the
naming of the new baby giraffe.

File photo courtesy of Martin Pettitt on Flickr Creative Commons.

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