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Tulsa Zoo's 'Giraffe Experience' Opens Friday

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The elevated deck will put zoo patrons eye-to-eye with the three giraffes. The elevated deck will put zoo patrons eye-to-eye with the three giraffes.
A photo of the two new female giraffes purchased by the Tulsa Zoo. A photo of the two new female giraffes purchased by the Tulsa Zoo.

Dee Duren, NewsOn6.com

TULSA, Oklahoma -- The Giraffe Experience exhibit opens at 10 a.m. Friday at the Tulsa Zoo. The zoo's two new female giraffes and their male companion can be seen eye-to-eye from the elevated platform.

Daily morning chats with zookeepers will begin next month. Eventually the public will be able to hand feed giraffes under the supervision of zoo keepers.

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The females are 2-year-old Pili and 4-year-old Lexi. With the new females and 17-foot tall Sam, the zoo hopes to resume its breeding program.

 

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