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Zoo Saddened By Loss of Giraffe Matriarch

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is saddened by the loss of a female Giraffe, Daisy, today, Dec. 18. She was 26 years, 9 months, and 11 days old. Daisy is the oldest giraffe ever to live at Omaha’s Zoo & Aquarium.  The average life expectancy for a female giraffe is about 20.2 years and for a male is about 14.7 years. According to Zoological Information Management Software (ZIMS), the oldest, currently living giraffe in North America is 31 years old and lives at... Read More
Posted by Diane Kohout at Wednesday, Dec 18, 2019