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A newborn giraffe calf at the San Francisco Zoo. (San Francisco Zoo)

Baby Giraffe Born At San Francisco Zoo

A new baby giraffe was born at the San Francisco Zoo last week, weighing in at 130 pounds and standing 5 feet 10 inches tall, zoo officials said.


Oakland Zoo giraffe

Oakland Zoo Newborn Giraffe Stretching Out In New Digs

Curators say the giraffes simply outgrew their old digs, and buoyed by fundraising efforts that brought in $400,000, the Zoo was able to complete construction on the new barn, which stands 25 ft. high and includes skylights, too.


Maggie, a baby reticulated giraffe, was born at the Oakland Zoo on January 12, 2012 to parents Twiga and Mabusu. (Oakland Zoo)

Oakland Zoo Welcomes Baby Giraffe

The Oakland Zoo is welcoming the first female giraffe to be born at the zoo in nearly a decade, zoo officials said.


brandon giraffe, Six Flags, Discovery Kingdom

Vallejo Discovery Kingdom Debuts Baby Giraffe Named For Giants’ Belt

A giraffe born Friday at Vallejo’s Six Flags Discovery Kingdom has a San Francisco Giants connection after he was named Brandon, after the team’s rookie outfielder Brandon Belt.

CBS San Francisco–09/01/2011


San Jose Judge Fines Graffiti Artist ‘Girafa’ $38,000 For Vandalism

judge ordered the graffiti artist Steven Free, known among taggers as Girafa, three years probation and a hefty fine for painting thousands of images of giraffes on public and private property throughout San Jose.