Local & Regional
Tue December 15, 2009
Dead Giraffe was Expecting
Tulsa, OK – The giraffe that died at the Tulsa Zoo after suffering a broken neck in transit from Ohio, was expecting. That announcement came this morning at a Tulsa City Council meeting. The Council is looking into the giraffe's death. Tulsa Zoo director Terrie Correll said the pregnancy was discovered during a necropsy of the giraffe. The giraffe was having her neck X-rayed when she died.
Tulsa City Councilor Rick Westcott wants the council to take legal action against the transport company which brought the animal to Tulsa.