Western Plains Zoo
|Nakuru, Born at Perth Zoo. Son of Anthony and Misha. He arrived at Dubbo in 2000|
Western plains has a herd of eight female and five males, including two new borns sired by Nakuru. Ten of the giraffes were born and raised at Dubbo. Nakuru is the only Rothschilds giraffe held here and it doesn't appear that the zoo will participate in the breeding program for this endangered subspecies. Instead Nakuru will be introducing new bloodlines into the inbred herd.
Nakuru has sired two calves and a third is on the way. They are -
A third female, Tigga is due to give birth in a month or so.
|GIRAFFES AT OTHER ZOOS