Giraffe born on Thanksgiving day at Tampa Busch Gardens

Photo Credit: Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

TAMPA, Fla. (WDBJ7) – It was definitely a special day for Busch Gardens Tampa Bay on this Thanksgiving!

Celina, a giraffe at the theme park, gave birth to a baby.

Busch Gardens announced the birth on its Facebook and Twitter pages along with three pictures of their newest arrival.


“While you were busy enjoying a Thanksgiving feast, we were busy delivering a baby giraffe! From our growing family to yours, Happy Thanksgiving!”

Details about the baby’s sex have not been released, and the baby does not yet have a name.