We Have The Name For April The Giraffe's Baby!

posted by jc - 

Sorry, April's baby is not named Harambe or Giraffy McGiraffe Face.

They narrowed down the choices to these:

  • Apollo
  • Geoffrey
  • Gio
  • Harpur
  • Alyssa's choice.

Who's Alyssa, right?  She is the zookeeper who has had the longest and closest relationship to April at Animal Adventure Park.

Today is the day..."Baby" will have a name! Just 4 short hours before Voting ends at 6 PM Eastern! Www.nameaprilscalf.com Contributions support Giraffe Conservation, Ava's Little Heroes (provides financial support for families of children with medical expenses), and Animal Adventure. Popular vote will be honored and announced Monday - May 1st! Comment below with your name of choice from the top 10! Photo taken yesterday after yard time Photo Not for reuse

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And the online voters decided on...

Alyssa's choice. So what did she decide the name should be? 

It's Swahili. It means hope and confidence.  The park says it will call him "Taj" just to keep it caj.

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