World-famous Dallas Zoo giraffe Kipenzi dies

Posted on 29 Jul 2015 at 9:14am

IMG_9234Kipenzi, the Dallas Zoo’s 3-month-old giraffe, died on July 28 while playing in the large mammal habitat with Kopano, his half-brother. The April birth was seen live by millions on Animal Planet.

Zoo officials are studying the accident to find out what happened, but Kipenzi died instantly from a broken neck.

Here are some pictures of Kipenzi and Kopano I took in June:




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