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Amazingly the giraffe's long neck has only 7 vertebrae just like each person.
Chester Nursing
A baby is able to walk and nurse within an hour from birth.
Zebra Baby
Get up close with Penelope.
Pygmy Goat
Feed and pet many barnyard animals.
Various hand raised antelope reside in the petting area.
Visit our herd of giraffe up close, and let these gentle giants eat right out of your hand!
(One of a few zoos to offer this unique experience)
A giraffe's 18-20 inch tongue is prehensile which allows it to grasp leaves and other food including zoo treats which are available for sale at the zoo.
The spot pattern on every giraffe is different which makes identification easy. Skipper who is almost 18' tall greets guests eye to eye.