Kito’s recent birth has prompted a surge in sales of giraffe cuddlies in the Safari Shop.
DZG Administration Supervisor, Laura Wilkes, checks out some of the new giraffe cuddly toys
Since his arrival February 25 arrival, visitors have been eager to take home a memento of the youngster, resulting in shop staff ordering extra giraffe-themed goodies to cope with demand.
Marketing Manager, Julia Lockett, said: “Whenever we have a new arrival we always see a rise in sales of that particular species-themed goods in the shop.
“We have lots of different giraffe merchandise for visitors to choose from, but at the moment our new cuddly toy giraffes, which come in two different sizes, are proving very popular and are flying off the shelves.”