Giraffe

Kudu attacks giraffe at Rotterdam Zoo, 13 Jun 2017
Jun 14 '17 13:40

Rotterdam zoo visitors got a quite unusual show on Tuesday. A kudu - a type of antelope - attacked a giraffe. Videos of the attack show the kudu pushing the much larger giraffe over several times. The giraffe finally managed to rejoin the group of other giraffes, after which the kudu backed off.

The strange attack was witnessed by a large number of zoo visitors, according to RTV Rijnmond. A number of them filmed the kudu attack and posted it online.

Baby giraffe born at Artis Zoo in Amsterdam, 16 Nov 2016
Nov 17 '16 17:00

Another giraffe was born at Artis zoo in Amsterdam. The baby giraffe came into the world on Wednesday night. Zookeepers discovered him on Thursday morning and are delighted, the zoo announced.

According to Artis, this baby giraffe is a colt and already drunk from his mother. This is the mother giraffe's fifth young and brings the total number of giraffes at the zoo up to 10.

Baby giraffe born at Artis Zoo in Amsterdam, 7 Nov 2016
Nov 8 '16 15:45

Artis zoo in Amsterdam welcomed a brand new resident - a baby giraffe was born at the zoo on Monday afternoon, Artis announced on Tuesday.

The birth of a giraffe happens with the mother standing and can take anything between 30 minutes and an entire day. This birth took about three hours. The foal was born at 4:25 p.m. 

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Apr 26 '16 16:25

The Micropia museum in Amsterdam launched an innovative exhibition titled 'Crucial Cleaner' this week. In the exhibit visitors will be able to see how microbes break down the body of a giraffe calf.

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Jul 30 '15 15:58

Artis Zoo has welcomed its first baby giraffe for this year. The female giraffe was born around 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday and the zoo managed to capture the birth on video.

Tiger Cub
Jun 23 '14 10:43

Three Siberian tiger cubs were born in Dierenpark Amersfoort on Friday morning. This is mother Angara's first litter. Mother and cubs are doing fine.

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Mar 21 '14 10:37

A giraffe has been pictured saying a touching last farewell to a zoo co-worker, who was dying of cancer.

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