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Want to name this baby giraffe?

Can you help name this baby giraffe? Credit: Philip Joyce

Can you help name this baby giraffe? He's one of Hampshire's newest arrivals but he's lacking a moniker.

Visitors at Marwell wildlife park are being asked to help, by voting on what to call him.

The new arrival is mum Matilda's seventh calf and she is keeping a close eye on the youngster as he explores his new home.

The park’s giraffes have had a successful year of breeding with the arrival of Ruby a female giraffe in January and Olympia another female giraffe, being born in August.

Can you help name this baby giraffe? Credit: Philip Joyce

The possible names for the baby giraffe, born a week ago, are:

Mosi (meaning 'seventh child'), Tumani (meaning 'hope'), Dubaku (meaning 'seventh child'), Ndwiga (Kikuyu origin meaning 'giraffe'), Nsoah (Akan origin meaning 'seventh born').

Cast your vote here.

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New name for new home

The penguins at Marwell Wildlife Park are enjoying the makeover Credit: Marwell Wildlife Park

Penguin World was originally opened in 1997 and following receipt of a generous donation from the Stainer Charitable Trust, they have given the home a £250,000 makeover. Penguin Cove will open at the end of May and visitors will be able to watch the charismatic birds explore their new home.

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