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GIRAFFE EUTHANIZED AT ZOO MIAMI

It is with great sadness that Zoo Miami officials had to make the difficult decision this morning to euthanize Pongo, a nearly 12 year old male giraffe. For several months, Pongo had experienced increasing pain in his left rear hoof due to a previously sustained small fracture.  In an effort to treat that fracture and other issues that he was experiencing as a result, he was immobilized this past September.  A special team of several veterinarians, as well as experts from three... Read More
at Monday, January 4, 2021

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