KTXS, Abilene Zoo launch Giraffe Safari camera
ABILENE, Texas - With the Abilene Zoo on baby watch, you can now keep an eye on the zoo's most popular attraction.
Thursday, KTXS and the Abilene Zoo launched a live camera at the Giraffe Safari. Mounted on the feeding deck, the camera allows you to watch the six giraffes as they roam around the $3.8 million exhibit.
The heard is made up of three females and two male: Asha (female), Sunny (female), Punk (female), Jamie (female), Kito (baby male) and Mesi (male). Punk is pregnant and expected to give birth between now and November LIVE CAMERA
(Viewing on app? Click here to see the live giraffe camera.)
Meet The Herd
Kito Born: Dec. 27, 2015 at the Fossil Rim Wildlife Center in Glen Rose Arrived: Jan. 20, 2016 His name was chosen in a public naming contest and means "precious gem" in Swahili. How to Spot Him: At almost 7 feet tall and roughly 250 pounds, he's the smallest of the giraffes for now.
If you want to see the giraffes in person, admission is: $7.00 for Adults $6.00 for Seniors (ages 60+) $4.50 for children (ages 3-12) Children under 3 free
The zoo is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. During the summer, the zoo is open until 9 p.m. every Thursday for Sunset Safari. The giraffes are on exhibit until 8 p.m.