Second Baby Giraffe Birth at Memphis Zoo

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This was the second baby reticulated giraffe birth at Memphis Zoo since 1995. They have a small group of giraffes and they start with only one, years ago.
The reticulated giraffe, also known as the Somali giraffe, is a subspecies of giraffe native to Somalia, southern Ethiopia, and northern Kenya and they can interbreed with other giraffe subspecies in captivity or if they come into contact with populations of other subspecies in the wild.
Is the most well-known of the nine giraffe subspecies.


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