Tulsa Zoo's 'Giraffe Experience' Opens Friday

Wednesday, July 27th 2011, 2:37 pm
By: News On 6

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.