4 May 2015

Auckland's new baby giraffe

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 2:10 pm on 4 May 2015

Auckland s new baby giraffe

A couple of weeks ago, the team at the giraffe enclosure at Auckland Zoo were able to witness the birth of a calf and watch it go from being delivered, to walking within the space of 30 minutes.

Nat Sullivan, Pridelands team leader, was there when mother Rukiya gave birth.

Images courtesy of Auckland Zoo.


Baby giraffe at Auckland Zoo

Baby giraffe at Auckland Zoo

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