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Rare spotless giraffe born in Tennessee zoo

Giraffes are known for their iconic spotted pattern but in Tennessee, a rare spotless giraffe has been born at Brights Zoo. The zoo says the newborn giraffe is the only solid-colored living reticulated giraffe on the planet.

Host Deepa Fernandes speaks with Michael B. Brown, conservation science coordinator with the Giraffe Conservation Foundation.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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