TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - Caldwell Zoo has announced the arrival of the newest member of its family!
Zoo staff members said the female giraffe was born on June 7, weighing in at a whopping 100 lbs.
After her arrival, the calf spent a few weeks in the care of staff members due to health issues. She received giraffe plasma all the way from the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Ohio.
Since then, we’re told the calf has made a “tremendous turnaround.”
You can help name the calf beginning Friday, July 24. The winner will get a special VIP meeting with the zoo’s newest family member.
To submit a name for the giraffe, visit the Caldwell Zoo’s Facebook page for details on rules for submission. The winner will be announced Friday, July 31.