VIDEO - 2 month-old male Masai giraffe named Jabari joins Kilimanjaro Safaris

Mar 14, 2019 in "Kilimanjaro Safaris"

Jabari the Masai giraffe

A 2-month-old male Masai giraffe named Jabari has officially joined the giraffe herd at Kilimanjaro Safaris.

According to Disney - Jabari, which means “brave one” in Swahili, is a bold, curious and courageous calf and his name celebrates his spirit. The name was chosen by drivers at Kilimanjaro Safaris.

Standing seven feet tall, Jabari has spent the past two months bonding with his mom, Mara, in a backstage habitat. True to his name, Jabari has quickly reached all his key developmental milestones, so on March 12 2019, he was reintroduced to the savanna and his tower – otherwise known as a group of giraffe. Jabari has several special distinctions; he is the first giraffe calf to be born on the savanna at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and he has a special heart-shaped spot on his neck.

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Article Posted: Mar 14, 2019 / 9:30am ET