Dallas Zoo’s baby giraffe dies in habitat accident

A baby giraffe whose April birth at Dallas Zoo was watched live by more than two million people worldwide died on Tuesday in an accident at the park, the zoo said. As the giraffe herd was shifting inside for the night, Kipenzi made a sharp turn, ran into the edge of the habitat perimeter and broke three vertebra in her neck, the zoo said in a statement. The giraffe died immediately, it said.

July 29, 2015 6:54 am

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