The Wilds welcomes new baby giraffe

(The Wilds/Facebook)

CUMBERLAND, OH (WCMH) — The Wilds conservation center announced the birth of a new baby giraffe.

According to The Wilds, Fenny, a male Masai giraffe was born, Saturday, August 5.

The Wilds staff said Fenny is strong, tall, and dark likes his father Raha.

Fenny was up and nursing within four hours of being born and his mother, Savannah, continues to care for her new addition.

Fenny received his name in honor of Dr. Julian Fennessy, the co-founder and co-director of the Giraffe Conservation Foundation, an organization to which The Wilds and the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium has provided support.

The Wilds said guests might be able to see Fenny during their Wildside Tours and Open-Air Safari Tours provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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