Busch Gardens welcomes a baby giraffe!

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Busch Gardens in Tampa Bay welcomed a new baby female reticulated giraffe on Tuesday, December 27, 2011. A giraffe’s gestation period is 15 months, and the mother and baby will be kept out of view for the first three months so they can be watched closely.

Cute of the Day: baby giraffes

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Busch Gardens in Tampa Bay recently welcomed two more baby giraffes, bringing the herd to 17! The giraffes joined the rest of the heard on the Serengeti Plain on July 13th. The term “reticulated” refers to the giraffe’s net-like pattern of spots.).

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Cute of the Day: All Legs Baby!

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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay welcomed a new baby reticulated giraffe just days ago. The addition brings Busch Gardens’ giraffe population to 15. A giraffe’s gestation period is approximately 15 months, and the new baby will nurse for about one year.

“African Cats” Giveaway!

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Win a copy of African Cats: The Story Behind the Film! See African Cats, Save the Savanna! An epic true story set against the backdrop of one of the wildest places on Earth, “African Cats” captures the real-life love, humor and determination of the majestic kings of the Savanna.

See AFRICAN CATS, Save the Savanna!

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The area is a passage between the Amboseli, Tsavo West and Chyulu Hills National Parks that is frequently used by lions, cheetahs, elephants, zebras, giraffes and a host of other animals in the African savanna.