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Giraffe Calf Born at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium announces the birth of a female Giraffe calf at 12:40 a.m. on Sunday, March 19, 2023. She successfully stood for the first time at 1:30 a.m., weighed 108 pounds and was measured at 5 feet, 7 inches tall. Her mother is Zola, an 8-year-old Giraffe, and father is Jawara, who is 14 years old.  The Veterinary and Animal Care teams are providing around-the-clock care for the calf, as mother Zola did not show the expected level of maternal care toward... Read More
Posted by Diane Kohout at Wednesday, Mar 22, 2023