The Sacramento Zoo is Celebrating the Beginning of a Masai Giraffe Calf!
Shani the giraffe gave delivery to a feminine calf on Sunday, January 22, at 12:28pm. Her Sacramento Zoo zookeepers famous indicators of an impending delivery on January 18, and Shani was moved into the maternity stall of the giraffe barn to be monitored. Though animal care and veterinary groups had been suspicious that she would possibly nonetheless be pregnant, simply not on her unique timeline, there have been no definitive indicators till very just lately.
We’re thrilled to announce that Shani’s calf is wholesome and nursing nicely from mother. The pair shall be given bonding time however could also be seen at their habitat’s aspect yard periodically over the following few weeks. The official debut date shall be depending on the well being and welfare of mother and calf. Maintain an eye fixed out on SacZoo’s social media pages for when this new addition to the herd shall be seen!
Autor Andrew Bleiman