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So cute it hurts my teeth: Baby giraffe

Oh. My. Maude. Look at this giraffe born at the Roger Williams Park Zoo last week. She. Is. So. CUTE! I want one!

The as yet unnamed baby giraffe will be on display at the zoo in the Textron Elephant and Giraffe Pavilion according to a zoo press release.

Zoo admission is free to Providence residents the first Saturday of the month (i.e. next Saturday) and free to everyone on New Year’s Day.

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6 Responses to So cute it hurts my teeth: Baby giraffe

  1. Jen Coleslaw December 29, 2008 at 8:44 pm #

    There’s a cute video at projo.com that shows the giraffe prancing around. Did you know that a baby giraffe has to drop 2 and a half feet from the mother when its born?

  2. Jef Nickerson December 29, 2008 at 8:52 pm #

    The other lady giraffe at RWP is preggers also.

  3. Jef Nickerson December 29, 2008 at 10:27 pm #

    ProJo does not allow their videos to be embedded, but you can view it here.

  4. the woolverine December 30, 2008 at 1:47 pm #

    OMG too cute! I just saw baby elephants at the Pittsburgh Zoo on the day after Thanksgiving, might have to follow up with a visit to Roger Williams!

  5. the woolverine January 1, 2009 at 4:12 pm #

    We braved the cold and went to see her today because, y’know, it’s free. So cute. But even cooler is the anteater behind the Tropical America exhibit.

    So go on Saturday – free again! – and check it out. You’ll be pleasantly surprised at how many active animals are out and about.

  6. Jen Coleslaw January 1, 2009 at 8:45 pm #

    The Anteater ROCKS! just don’t let him get you into his embrass du mort.

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