(CBS DETROIT) – Visitors of the Detroit Zoo can expect to meet its new giraffe this fall.
2-year-old, Zara was transferred from an Illinois zoo in an effort to help the preservation of the species.READ MORE: The University of Michigan Research Found Vaping Marijuana Associated with More Lung Damage
Detroit Zoological officials say Zara has a “calm demeanor and is eager to learn new things.”
Officials say giraffes have lost at least 40 percent of their population in the last 30 years.
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This 2-year-old female giraffe joins Mpenzi, Kivuli, and Jabari in the African Grasslands at the Detroit Zoo.
— Detroit Zoo (@detroitzoo) November 9, 2020
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