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September 26, 2013 at 11:03 PM

Baby giraffe at Woodland Park Zoo already 8 feet tall

The 7-week-old baby giraffe at Woodland Park Zoo has been named Misawa (me-SAW-wah) and is already 8 feet tall. A news release said Washington State University veterinary students named the male giraffe, born Aug. 6, after a greeting in the indigenous language of Luo, in Tanzania and Southwest Kenya, the giraffe’s native region. “Misawa spends much…

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