(ANIMAL NEWS) ISRAEL — This past week a beautiful, healthy baby giraffe was born in Israel. Congrats to the new mom! — Global Animal
After a difficult but ultimately successful labor, one of the giraffes at the Ramat Gan Safari, a 250-acre safari park near Tel Aviv, Israel, gave birth to a healthy calf.
Veterinary staff stepped in to help when they noticed the labor had stalled. Fortunately, there was a happy result and the newborn was standing on his own within an hour.
Giraffes at the park are traditionally given names starting with “D”; the mother giraffe’s name, for instance, is Dikla. The public is being asked to suggest “D” names for the new calf.
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