Kito’s April Fool!

Our youngest giraffe, Kito, joined in our April Fools fun this morning!

The two-year-old doesn’t really have excessively hairy ossicones – it’s actually dad, Kubwa’s tail, snapped by DZG photographer, Jason Skarratt.

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Section Leader, Jay Haywood, said : “Kito has started playing with Kubwa and his favourite game at the moment is trying to catch his tail.

“So Kubwa has started to playfully swat him away with it.

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“It looks really amusing if you happen to see it, because when Kubwa’s tail swishes over Kito’s head and face it actually does look like he has a full head of hair.”

Everything else reported earlier is true though – and Kito does try to open the giraffe house door bolt – so keep your eyes peeled!

Happy April Fools’ Day!