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Hildy The Giraffe
Birth: Oct. 9, 1973
Death: Sep. 11, 2007

African Giraffe. Born in the Dallas Zoo Texas, she was the world's oldest living giraffe, in the wild or in captivity. Known nationally, she has five generations of descendants in zoos all across the country. According to the international record book of giraffes, she is considered the grand dame. She has had 6 children, 39 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren, 13 great-great grandchildren and 3 great-great-great grandchildren. Due to arthritis, a recent fall and unable to stand, Hildy was euthanized at age 33. 
 
Burial:
Body donated to medical science
 
Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Sep 12, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21509429
Hildy The Giraffe
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
 
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