Photos: Houston Zoo mourns giraffe

Photos: Houston Zoo mourns giraffe

Credit: HOUSTON ZOO

Noel, a 15-year-old giraffe at the Houston Zoo, died unexpectedly Monday while delivering a calf. The calf also died.

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by khou.com staff

khou.com

Posted on July 12, 2010 at 5:03 PM

Updated Monday, Jul 12 at 5:14 PM

HOUSTON – A giraffe at the Houston Zoo died Monday while delivering a calf. The baby giraffe didn’t survive either.

Noel, a 15-year-old Masai giraffe, was among the most popular animals at the zoo.

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