Six Flags Discovery Kingdom buys giraffe from San Francisco Zoo

Posted Tuesday, January 20, 2009 9:39 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom's giraffe breeding program got a boost recently with the addition of one young female, a park spokeswoman said. With a price tag of $70,000, the park bought Barbro, a year-old orphaned female, from the San Francisco Zoo, said Discovery Kingdom spokeswoman Nancy Chan. The acquisition brings the park's giraffe population to five - two males and three females, she said. The park lost a male to a fire in 2007.

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Tuesday, January 20, 2009 2:14 PM

Well, if they just watch out for low bridges, they should be able to transport the gril without hitting here head. That a TALL order on a Giraffe. :)

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