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Baby Giraffes Animal Kingdom and Animal Kingdom Lodge

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Update January 2007: The baby giraffe is now on the savanna. She is hard to see as she stays in the back. Most drivers will point her out. Imara Born October 7, 2006: A baby giraffe was born October 7 at Disney's Animal Kingdom. She is the first offspring for her mother, a 9-year-old giraffe … Continue reading "Baby Giraffes Animal Kingdom and Animal Kingdom Lodge"
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Reticulated Giraffes Animal Kingdom

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A baby giraffe was born October 7, 2006 at Disney's Animal Kingdom. She is the first offspring for her mother, a 9-year-old giraffe named Aibuni. The female calf, named Imara ("strong" in Swahili), is about 6 feet tall and weighs about 110 pounds. Aibuni and Imara are expected to be back on the Animal Kingdom … Continue reading "Reticulated Giraffes Animal Kingdom"
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Zamgwar Sleeps with the Giraffes

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by Zamgwar AllEars® Guest Columnist Feature Article This article appeared in the March 5, 2013 Issue #702 of ALL EARS® (ISSN: 1533-0753) Editor's Note: This story/information was accurate when it was published. Please be sure to confirm all current rates, information and other details before planning your trip. Many, many moons ago, "She Who Must … Continue reading "Zamgwar Sleeps with the Giraffes"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Giraffe

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Did you know that the first animals in Animal Kingdom arrived in the Summer of 1996. They were two young giraffe named Miles and Zari. — Reticulated giraffe will have a pattern of large spots, similar in shape, with little “background” color shown so that you might wonder if the giraffe is all brown. Other … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Giraffe"
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Disney Pic of the Week: Giraffe

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My daughter’s friend came with us to Walt Disney World about fifteen years ago. She brought with her a disposal camera with thirty-six film exposures. I was told she loved giraffes and I made sure we did an early excursion on the Kilimanjaro Safari in Disney’s Animal Kingdom the first day of our visit. Well, … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week: Giraffe"
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Galloping Giraffe

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I have given tips in the past for photographing on the Kilimanjaro Safari in Disney’s Animal Kingdom. One tip I forgot to mention was to be ready for anything. The animals appear seemingly from out of nowhere at times. On my last safari, the jeep came around the bend onto to the savanna just as … Continue reading "Galloping Giraffe"
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Disney’s Animal Kingdom Welcomes Two Baby Giraffes

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Oct. 19, 2009 — Walt Disney World Resort recently welcomed two male calves to the giraffe herd at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Weighing 153 pounds, Bolo was born Oct. 12 to second-time mother Big Girl, who first birthed a female calf in November 2005. On Oct. 5, the Disney’s Animal Programs team … Continue reading "Disney’s Animal Kingdom Welcomes Two Baby Giraffes"
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Wandering the World June 12,2007

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Baby Giraffe and Mama Asian Tigers Gorillas on the Pangani Forest Trail Rhinoceros Iguana African Spoonbills Sunflowers in Living with the Land Stopping to Smell the Roses Flower & Garden Festival Displays Inside Minnie's Magnificent Butterfly Display at the Flower & Garden Festival
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