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Giraffe dies after giving birth at Dickerson Park Zoo
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Dickerson Park Zoo’s staff has awaited the birth of the fourth calf in the giraffe herd for the fall and winter. The mother, 13-year-old Kamili, gave birth to her seventh calf on Saturday afternoon, Feb. 16. The 164-pound female calf was born in the giraffe yard with zookeepers and zoo guests observing.
edited news release from Melinda Arnold, Dickerson Park Zoo
February 18, 2013