16 Jan 2024

Auckland Zoo welcomes baby giraffe

From Morning Report, 8:56 am on 16 January 2024

Auckland Zoo has welcomed a new addition, with a baby giraffe born on Saturday.

It follows the birth of two Sumatran tigers on January 2nd.

The baby giraffe already stands over 1.70m tall and was walking within an hour of being born.

Auckland Zoo's lead senior keeper of ungulates Ben Cosgrove spoke to Ben Strang.