Masai Giraffe Calf Born, NZP

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Summary

Marg, one of the Masai giraffes at the National Zoological Park, gives birth to a calf, her 13th birth. At the age of 27, she is thought to be the oldest Masai giraffe in captivity and this is the oldest age at which a giraffe is known to have reproduced.

Subject

National Zoological Park (U.S.)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 5, "The Torch," August 1986, p. 2.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

June 6, 1986

Topic

  • Animals
  • Zoos
  • Childbirth
  • Giraffe

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