SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - Rare twin giraffes were born this month at a nature preserve in Texas, marking only the second time that living twin giraffes have been born in the United States, the preserve said on Wednesday. Full story
Marcella Leone of the Leo Zoological Conservation Center in Greenwich, Conn., talks about one of their newest residents, an adorable baby giraffe, one of only about 670 Rothschild giraffes left in the world.
TODAY’s Sara Haines shares funny photos sent in by viewers, including a little girl experiencing hair-raising static electricity and another who gets too close for comfort with a giraffe at the zoo.
Actor Jason Sudeikis speaks next to a baby giraffe at the seventh annual Spike TV's "Guys Choice" awards in Culver City, California June 8, 2013. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
A giraffe is pictured on July, 17, 2013 in its outdoor enclosure at the zoo in Nuremberg, southern Germany. AFP PHOTO / DPA / DANIEL KARMANN GERMANY OUTDANIEL KARMANN/AFP/Getty Images
A giraffe sticks out its tongue inside its enclosure at the Madrid Zoo July 23, 2013. REUTERS/Juan Medina (SPAIN - Tags: ANIMALS)
Six-day-old newly born giraffe calf stands next to its six-year-old father named Buddy at their enclosure in Buenos Aires' zoo July 16, 2013. The baby giraffe, still without a name, was one meter (3.2 feet) tall and weighed 85 kilos when it was born, and the zoo launched a contest amongst children