Dottie, a 15-year-old reticulated giraffe, welcomed a female calf on November 4, 2014. The calf weighed 138 pounds and stood 72 inches tall at birth. Two weeks later, she's a healthy 171 pounds. Visitors are encouraged to visit the calf at the Zoo for inspiration! The can be found on display inside the Giraffe Complex.
Names will be accepted until 11:59 p.m.
on Tuesday, December 2, 2014
. The winning entry will be announced online Wednesday, December 10, 2014
. If duplicate names are submitted, the winner will be selected by random draw. The contact information required in the form is only given to Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, will be kept confidential and will only be used to contact the winner of the contest.
The winner will receive a giraffe-themed gift basket. The Zoo will contact the winner after Tuesday, December 9, to receive their prize.