Baby giraffe finds its feet at West Midlands Safari Park

Credit: West Midlands Safari Park

A rare Rothschild’s giraffe has been born at West Midland Safari Park - the third baby welcomed into the herd in just six months.

The six-foot-tall baby boy arrived on the evening of 14 January to first time mum, five-year-old Arusha. He joins playmates, Embu and Emali, who were born in August and September 2016.

  • Watch baby Fennessy take his first steps

Rothschild’s giraffe are currently listed as ‘endangered’ by the International Union for the Conservation ofNature (IUCN).Their hard work and dedication has been recognised by the wildlife team at the Safari Park, as they’ve named the baby ‘Fennessy’ in honour of the founders and directors of this brilliant charity.