Thursday, February 19, 2009

Giraffe Birth

One of my plurkfiends posted something that I had to share it. The link below will show you a video of the birth of a baby giraffe, which is fascinating. They didn't know that the mother giraffe was pregnant, so it came as a surprise to the staff.
Giraffe Birth

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At 19/2/09 14:33, Blogger Beccy said...

I'm a bit squeamish so I think I'll pass on that!

At 19/2/09 16:04, Blogger john.g. said...


At 19/2/09 16:05, Blogger john.g. said...

Beccy, you're a mum, how can you be squeamish?

At 19/2/09 16:28, Blogger Beckie said...

That was really interesting - thanks for sharing! I can't wait to show my kids when they get home from school.

At 19/2/09 19:31, Anonymous daffy said...

Wow, I imagine those tourists were pretty surprised! That was really good Chris!
Beccy, I'm a bit squeamish too but it's not so bad... once the lanky guy is out it's really cute. :o)

At 19/2/09 20:46, Blogger storyteller said...

Thanks for sharing ... it's MARVELOUS and I just have to pass it on too ;--)
Hugs and blessings,

At 19/2/09 23:29, Anonymous Karmyn R said...

Very neat! But a 6 foot drop? ouch.

At 20/2/09 04:09, Blogger Alison said...

I love it...that is so sweet. That place is actually about an hour away from me and I have always wanted to visit, but it is a bit pricey. thanks for sharing.

At 20/2/09 07:44, Blogger Steffi said...

That was really very interesting!Thank you for sharing,Chris!
Have a nice weekend!

At 20/2/09 12:22, Blogger ChrisB said...

Beckie hope your children found it interesting. Wish Beccy had shown it to hers; it's educational.

John both beccy and sam are squeamish not a bit like me.

Alison I would love a visit there.

Virginia glad you're passing it on.

Karmyn I was willing the baby to stand up. It looked such an effort!

At 20/2/09 16:44, Blogger Pamela said...

this was wonderful. I loved how they kept licking it and nudging it to move. I wonder what they do in the wild if there is a predator lurking.

At 20/2/09 18:24, Blogger ChrisB said...

Pamela I guess the adults would rally round and try to protect it in the wild. I was watching an elephant programme recently where they did that, so maybe giraffe's are the same.


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