New at the Zoo - June 2017 - Page 1

Two giraffe calves join the herd

Giraffe Giraffa camelopardalis Habitat: Savannas, grasslands and open woodlands Range: Africa, mostly south of the Sahara Desert On June 8, the Fort Worth Zoo welcomed a male reticulated giraffe to the herd. At birth, the soon-to-be named calf weighed 185 pounds and stood roughly 6 feet tall.  But that's not all! Just eight days later, on June 16, a second reticulated giraffe was born. This unnamed calf weighed-in at 150 pounds and stood at 5 feet, 11... Read More
at Wednesday, June 28, 2017