Giraffes, Giraffes, Giraffes

daisyrocket

It has been a busy off season here at the zoo with the birth of 3 giraffes! Daisy was born 1/11/14, Rocket born 2/19/14 and Maximus “Max” born 4/3/14!  All the calves are doing very well and are growing big and strong.  Hopefully we will be able to let the calves out into the outer […]

Zookeepers Report ` Oh Baby!

Baby Watusi under Mama's watchful eye!

This past summer we welcomed a baby Watusi to our family.  Watusi, also called Ankole Cattle, are native to Africa. Their horns can reach up to 8 feet and some males can weigh up to 1600 lbs!  This means that we have to be very careful when feeding and cleaning with these beautiful creatures. We […]