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Giraffe Born At Animal Kingdom

Discussion in 'WDW Parks News, Rumors and Current Events' started by stitch131313, Apr 4, 2007.

  1. stitch131313

    stitch131313 New Member

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    Story and pictures from Central Florida News 13

    The birth of a baby giraffe at the Animal Kingdom at the Walt Disney World Resort Monday was cause for celebration at the park.

    The six-foot-one inch, 150 pound giraffe was born Monday. She’s the fifth giraffe born at Disney's Animal kingdom. The new baby girl, named Rori, and her mother Nikki, are both doing fine and will be on the Disney savannah with the rest of the herd in the next few weeks.

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  2. LuLaSue

    LuLaSue Well-Known Member

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    Super :sohappy: . That is awesome, Ruri is so cute! Could you imagine having a baby the size of a grown man :lookaroun .
  3. Kadee

    Kadee New Member

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    How cool! Thanks for posting. I hope to see "not so little" Rori in a bout 10 days.
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    Welcome Rori! Hope to see you in Dec!
  5. miles1

    miles1 Active Member

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    Yes I can, I have a 13 year old son right now.:lol:

    About the giraffe, its amazing that something that large can be born just a few days ago and already have enough coordination to be up walking around.
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    jmvd20 Well-Known Member

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    It is most definitely amazing that they can walk that soon. However I am still thankful that it takes human babies much longer to walk or crawl. I am quite certain it is genetic to give us first time dads a break-in period. I wouldn't know what to do if my son could have walked at 3 days old, just diapers and formula were enough to have me on edge for a few months!
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    Lucky Well-Known Member

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    nice. We saw a baby giraffe at the Memphis zoo in January. Our giraffes at the National Zoo in DC have pretty much died off the last several years. Maybe AK can sell us one.
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    rbrower Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the information and the pictures!
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    She is one of the cutest things I have ever seen! I love animals and will keep an eye out for her in a few weeks. Such great news!
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    Yay! Looks like I'll get to see her in May!
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    Aww, thanks for posting!
    What a beautiful baby!
    I love animals, and baby ones, just precious!
    I will see her in May, yay!
    :sohappy:
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    I know everyone said it but the baby giraffe is soo cute!
    Thanks for posting!
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    Hi Kadee, I'll be there the same exact dates as you :wave: I've stayed at the POP twice now; it's awesome.

    ~Sue
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    Aww, so cute. My youngest daughter loves Giraffes. I will have to take her down for the day soon so she can see her.
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    Awwww, how cute! I just love babies.
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    awwwwwwwwwwwwww
    how cute is that?!?

    *this would be where the cute little smiley would go if there was one to fit my mood*
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    Tiggerfanatic Well-Known Member

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    Love that little upper lip!!:kiss:
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    unkadug Yang Premium Member

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    I always wanted my own baby giraffe.

    Only problem is they grow up. :eek:
  19. Craig & Lisa

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    Especially................... THE FIRST DIAPER!!! And don't worry, the break in time never ends, we're at 10 and 13, boys and two different minds. A never ending adventure. But enjoy, when you look at pic's of them when they are younger, you will miss them at that age.
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    Awesome pictures!! Thanks for sharing - sooooo cute......

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