5 Things You Should Know About Margaret, The Baby Giraffe

Margaret has many interests, including chasing butterflies and hanging out with peacocks. The life of a baby giraffe is very full!

Meet Margaret

Julie Larsen Maher © WCS

This is Margaret. She was born in March at the Bronx Zoo. Isn’t she cute?

Here are 5 things to know about her:

1. She hasn’t officially been named yet, but the Bronx Zoo names all their female giraffes Margaret and all their male giraffes James, in memory of Mr. and Mrs. James Carter, benefactors for whom the Carter Giraffe Building is named.

2. 2. This week, she frolicked with a peacock:

3. She was almost 6 feet tall at birth

3. She was almost 6 feet tall at birth.

4. 4. Last week, she chased a butterfly:

5. Margaret was already nearly 6 feet tall at birth, and weighed more than 100 pounds.

Margaret just likes to have fun!

Julie Larsen Maher © WCS

Via bronxzoo.com

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