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Giraffe calf checks out new surroundings

Monday, August 18, 2014 - 00:42

The giraffe herd at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park welcomes its latest addition. Tara Cleary reports.

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The latest giraffe newcomer to San Diego Zoo Safari Park is released to meet the herd. SOUNDBITE: Jane Kennedy, lead keeper, San Diego Zoo, saying (English): "Within the last three weeks here at the Safari Park, we've had two giraffe calf born. They're both Masai giraffe, which is a first for us here at the park. The first one was released about a week ago and today we released the second calf." Jane Kennedy is the zoo's lead keeper and says Gowon, who is just over a fortnight old, met his older half-brother, 3-week-old Kamau for the first time. And it didn't take long for Gowon to kick up his heels, while still staying close to his mother.

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Giraffe calf checks out new surroundings

Monday, August 18, 2014 - 00:42