Newly born giraffe at Cumbria Wildlife Park

A West African giraffe, described as one of the rarest animals on earth, has been born at a Cumbrian wildlife park. South Lakes Wild Animal Park at Dalton-in-Furness believe it the giraffe is the first of its type to be born in the country.

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First steps for baby giraffe at Cumbrian animal Park

Incredible footage of a West African giraffe, described as one of the rarest animals on earth, just after it's birth at a Cumbrian wildlife park.

South Lakes Wild Animal Park at Dalton-in-Furness believe it the giraffe is the first of its type to be born in the country.

Only a few dozen currently exist in captivity and there are no more than 450 in the wild in West Africa.

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Cumbrian animal park welcomes arrival of rare giraffe

Rare giraffe born at South Lakes Wild Animal Park Credit: South Lakes Wild Animal Park

A West African giraffe, described as one of the rarest animals on earth, has been born at a Cumbrian wildlife park.

South Lakes Wild Animal Park at Dalton-in-Furness believe it the giraffe is the first of its type to be born in the country.

Only a few dozen currently exist in captivity and there are no more than 450 in the wild in West Africa.