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Giraffe

Giraffes are the world's tallest living mammals. Their necks have seven vertebrae like most mammals, but each bone is very large. Did you know that the word giraffe comes from the Arabic "zarafah," which means "one who walks with grace"? Cleveland Metroparks Zoo supports the Giraffe Conservation Foundation in Tanzania and Uganda.

Proud ZooParents will receive:

  • Official “Proud ZooParent” keychain
  • Personalized adoption certificate
  • Color photo of a giraffe
  • Fun fact sheet all about giraffe
  • Name recognition on ClevelandZooSociety.org

Zoo animals are available for adoption at any giving level. Adoptions begin at the $50 level (basic benefits above) or upgrade your support to:

  • $75 level: all the above, plus an invitation to ZooFriends' Night - an exclusive summer celebration at the Zoo (mailed separately)
  • $100 level: all the above, plus recognition on Zoo grounds and a ZooParent T-shirt or Zoo Society tote bag
  • $250 level: all the above, plus the opportunity to go on one VIP tour of the Zoo (16 years or older)
  • $500 level: all the above, plus the opportunity to go on two VIP tours of the Zoo (16 years or older)
  • $1,000 level: all the above, plus meet the keeper of your adopted animal

Giraffe