Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Caring for an Old Giraffe

Puzzles, the Philadelphia Zoo's popular 27-year-old giraffe, was euthanized on Mar. 21 due to conditions related to old age. Twigga, who is soon to be 29, has well-exceeded her life expectancy. The zoo soon will be looking for at least one new giraffe to pair with the remaining young giraffe, Stella, 7.

Caring for an Old Giraffe

Puzzles, the Philadelphia Zoo's popular 27-year-old giraffe, was euthanized on Mar. 21 due to conditions related to old age. Twigga, who is soon to be 29, has well-exceeded her life expectancy. The zoo soon will be looking for at least one new giraffe to pair with the remaining young giraffe, Stella, 7.

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