Giraffe to explore new Reid Park home - Tucson News Now

Giraffe to explore new Reid Park home

(Source: Reid Park Zoo) (Source: Reid Park Zoo)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A new giraffe at the Reid Park Zoo will explore it's exhibit for the first time tomorrow morning.

A 1 year and 7-month-old giraffe named Jasiri came to Tucson from the Indianapolis Zoo in about a month ago. He has spent time behind the scenes with zoo keepers to make sure he his healthy and acclimating to his new keepers.

He traveled to Reid Park Zoo to hopefully be a breeding match with the zoo's giraffe Elinor.

He will be introduced into his new exhibit on Thursday at 9 a.m. and is able to go back to his barn in the afternoon.

Also in the exhibit are two elderly female giraffes, Texas and Denver. 

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