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In this photo provided by the San Diego Zoo, a 6-day-old
baringo giraffe named Hitaji, left, gets attention from his
mother and other
giraffes Wednesday, 6/15/05, in its 80-acre
East Africa habitat at the San
Diego Zoo's Wild Animal Park.
The male calf, standing a mere 6-feet-tall at
to the 18-foot-tall adult male, Hitaji has not seemed bothered
his height. He is interacting with the 13 other
baringo giraffe in the exhibit
as well as other animals.
The male calf is the 94th baringo giraffe born at the
Animal Park and the second this year. Baringo giraffe are native to
but are only found in two national parks in that African country.
Diego Zoo, Ken Bohn) 6/15/05