BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo Hosts Giraffe Naming Contest

January 08 2020

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo is hosting a naming contest allowing the public to nominate their favorite names for the newest addition at the Zoo, a male reticulated giraffe, born on December 26, 2019. Nominations will be accepted through January 22, 2020 via the following link:

Zoo staff will narrow the public submissions to a Top 3 & the public will have the opportunity to select a winning name from those finalists. More details for final voting will be provided when the Top 3 are announced.

The male giraffe calf was born to a 6-year-old, first-time mother, Rosie, and a 13-year-old father, Rowan. This is the 20th giraffe born at the Baton Rouge Zoo.

About BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo
BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo is a place where people connect with animals, including tigers, giraffes, rhinos and alligators. The world-class Realm of the Tiger, Flamingo Cove, Giants of the Islands, Safari Playground, L'aquarium de Louisiane, and KidsZoo exhibits offer fun and education for all ages.