New baby giraffe named Wilfred is "vital" for conservation
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New baby giraffe named Wilfred is “vital” for conservation

Meet Wilfred, a baby giraffe residing at Whipsnade Zoo in England. Check out this adorable footage of Wilfred’s first few hours in the world.

Whipsnade Zoo, located in a village near Dunstable in Bedfordshire, England, has released footage of the latest addition to their family – a baby giraffe named Wilfred, born to parents Luna and Bashu on Friday, November 11.

Standing proud at six feet tall, Wilfred has been described as a “vital addition to the international conservation breeding programme for reticulated giraffes,” by zoo keepers and conservationists. Check out some cute footage of the baby giraffe via Instagram and YouTube below.

 

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