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Baby giraffe born in Cumbria

A baby giraffe has been born at South Lakes Wild Animal Park. Belle is the first West African Giraffe to be born in the UK. They're endangered as there are only around 450 in the world and a handful in captivity.

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Baby giraffe latest resident at Cumbrian animal park

Belle is the first West African Giraffe to be born in the UK Credit: ITV News Border

A baby giraffe, the first to be born in a UK zoo, has been born at South Lakes Wild Animal Park.

Visitors have been flocking to see the baby giraffe, who's been named "Belle", meaning beautiful in French.

She will eventually move on to a new home when she's old enough

Here name means 'beautiful' in French Credit: ITV News Border
She has a French Mum and will move on from South Cumbria when she's old enough Credit: ITV News Border
West African Giraffe's are endangered as there are only around 450 in the world Credit: ITV News Border

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