Giraffe, calf die during labor at Taipei Zoo

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/08/26
By: Ku Chuan, Bill Lin and Maria Tsai

Taipei Aug. 26 (CNA) A giraffe named Niu Niu and her calf both died during delivery at 51330639Taipei Zoo on Tuesday night, zoo spokesman Tsao Hsien-shao (曹先紹) said Wednesday.

The veterinarians at the zoo had performed a caesarean section on the giraffe because they suspected that there were several abnormalities, including a wrong fetal position, Tsao said.

However, neither the mother nor the calf survived, he said.     [FULL  STORY]

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