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MEET “KIPENZI!” Dallas Zoo’s new giraffe calf’s name wins by a neck

Baby’s name means “loved one” in Swahili; Donation challenge open through weekend to raise money for wildlife conservation in honor of viral star giraffe calf After seven days of voting that drew more than 50,000 votes, the world has spoken: Katie’s …



MEET “KIPENZI”! Swahili word for ‘loved one’ wins by a neck

After seven days and more than 50,000 votes, the world has spoken: Katie’s famous calf is named “Kipenzi,” meaning “loved one” in Swahili.



Dallas Zoo opens voting TOMORROW for Animal Planet viral star giraffe calf’s name

Starting tomorrow at 5 a.m., the millions of people worldwide who’ve fallen in love with the new Animal Planet viral giraffe calf at the Dallas Zoo will get to vote on the new baby’s name: Adia, Kanzi, or Kipenzi.



Dallas Zoo opens voting for viral star giraffe calf’s name

The millions of people worldwide who’ve fallen in love with our new Animal Planet viral giraffe calf, can now vote on the new baby’s name: Adia, Kanzi, or Kipenzi.



Q&A: Katie’s calf is here! Now what?

We’ve been overwhelmed by the outpouring of love, support and interest in our viral star Katie and her sweet baby girl. It’s hard to put it into words how incredible this entire “Giraffe Birth Live” experience has been for the Dallas Zoo.



Dallas Zoo’s viral star giraffe calf doing great

The new giraffe calf that made his/her debut in front of millions of adoring fans on Animal Planet is doing well this morning, enthralling viewers worldwide by testing out new legs, running through mom Katie’s legs and nursing frequently.



Dallas Zoo’s viral star giraffe calf doing great

The new giraffe calf that made his/her debut in front of millions of adoring fans on Animal Planet and Animal Planet L!VE is doing well this morning, enthralling viewers worldwide by testing out new legs, running through mom Katie’s legs and nursing frequently.



Q&A: GIRAFFE BIRTH LIVE

You have questions, we have answers! We couldn’t be more proud to team up with Animal Planet television network on a remarkable project, as we live-stream and televise a giraffe birth for the first time.



Dallas Zoo Staffer Finds 100-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur in Mansfield

In odd twist, discovery made as zoo planned Giants of the Jurassic exhibit WHAT: Dallas Zoo keeper Tim Brys and his son, 4, discovered dinosaur bones last September in Mansfield, Texas, on land being developed for a shopping center. In a …