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Dallas Zoo sells naming rights for baby giraffe for $50,000

The bidding started at $25,000 and the money will go toward conservation efforts in Africa.

By Aileen Graef
The baby giraffe will be named after a donor paid $50,000./Dallas Zoo Twitter
The baby giraffe will be named after a donor paid $50,000./Dallas Zoo Twitter

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DALLAS, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- A donor at the Dallas Zoo will be able to name their new baby giraffe after purchasing the naming rights for $50,000 at the charity event "Zoo to Do."

The bidding started at $25,000 and the money will go toward conservation efforts in Africa.

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The giraffe was already 6 feet tall and 120 pounds when it was born.

The zoo has not announced the bidder, but said it wasn't a corporation and said it will announce the giraffe's name soon.

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