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Living Treasures Showcases Baby Giraffe

Yesterday, Living Treasures Wild Animal Park updated their Facebook page with a lengthy post about the birth of their newest addition, a baby giraffe! The giraffe, who has yet to be named, was born on Sunday, August 27th at 5:31 p.m., weighed in at 145lbs and stood 6’3 feet tall. He is the son of two other resident giraffes at the facility, Levi and Blue Jeans. Both Levi and Blue Jeans are five-year-old first time parents. According to the Facebook post, labor began in the giraffe yard around 4:15 p.m. where many guests caught a glimpse of the baby’s hooves…

VIDEO: Blue Jeans Celebrates Fifth Birthday at Living Treasures

Today, a crowd of zoo-goers wished Blue Jeans, one of the giraffes at Living Treasures Moraine, a Happy Birthday and presented her a birthday treat. Living Treasures is known for their exotic animal encounters and occasional events like this; they recently celebrated their “Christmas in July” event where the animals received Christmas-themed treats and activities throughout the day. Join the birthday celebration and wish Blue Jeans a happy birthday today at the park, which will be open until 8p.m. this evening. The zoo’s official Facebook page uploaded a video of the festivities:

PHOTOS: Levi the Giraffe Helps Man Propose to Girlfriend

One of the most popular to-do’s near Ellwood City lies a quaint zoo full of fun for not only kids – but adults too. Living Treasures Wild Animal Park in Moriane offers an up close experience to their guests – the ability to feed and touch many of the exotic animals residing in the park. The zoo is also well known for the loving giraffes that commonly reach their long necks over the fence to greet guests, and in this case, pose with happy couples for their proposal photos. “Every now and then, we get to be a part of…