Baby giraffe completes first herd since 2006

A baby giraffe is the latest arrival at Paignton zoo. The calf, which hasn't been named yet, stands at nearly six feet tall.

The family of giraffes are Rothschild's, which are classified as an endangered species. Credit: ITV Westcountry

The new addition means the zoo has its first herd of giraffes since losing three of the animals in a fire six years ago.

This is the second of its Rothschild's species to be born at Paignton this year.


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Zoo's Baby Giraffe

Paignton Zoo is celebrating the arrival of a baby giraffe. The zoo now has six giraffes, six years after three were killed in a fire.