Giraffes settle in to new home

Staff at Whipsnade Zoo have thrown a house-warming party for their giraffes as they move into their new home. Giraffe Heights includes a re-vamped barn and a 9ft viewing platform for visitors.

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Housewarming for Whipsnade giraffes

Giraffes at Whipsnade Zoo have a new house Credit: ITV News Anglia

Giraffes at Whipsnade Zoo, in Bedfordshire, are getting ready to move into their new home.

Their refurbished barn includes a nine-foot high viewing platform, which will allow up to 300 visitors to get face to face with them for the first time, as well as offering views across the entire giraffe paddock.

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