The female calf was born to mother Sangha and father Yoda on the afternoon of Saturday 25th January.

A shortlist of names has been drawn up and a ballot box provided in the Zoo's entrance hall. Simply donate some money to the name or names you like best. The name raising the most money will win. The cash will go towards the  Zoo's conservation work at home and overseas.

They are Rothschild's (Baringo) giraffes. Rothschild's giraffes are classified as Endangered – there is a European Endangered species Programme for the species.

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