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Baby giraffe named after 3 week wait

Valentino was born on Valentine's Day Photo: ITV Westcountry

A baby giraffe born on Valentine's Day at Paignton Zoo has been named after a three week wait. Valentino was named by readers of the Herald Express with the winning suggestion receiving twice as many votes as the next most popular name.

Valentino stood nearly 6 feet tall at birth Credit: ITV Westcountry

Valentino was born at around 2:00am on Tuesday 14th February. Keepers at the Zoo had to step in and feed him by hand after he failed to suckle.

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