Baby giraffe born at BREC zoo

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BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo announced a female reticulated giraffe was born on Tuesday, August 31.

Photo courtesy of Baton Rouge Zoo.

The calf was born to an eight year old Rosie, who is a second-time mother and 15-year-old father Rowan. 

Rosie and her baby calf. Photo courtesy of Baton Rouge Zoo.

There are only 68,00 giraffes left in the wild, and The Baton Rouge Zoo participates in conservation giving to help protect the species.

This is the 21st giraffe born at the Baton Rouge Zoo. The last calf born at the Baton Rouge Zoo was Burreaux on Dec. 26 in 2019.

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