Kizzie the giraffe dies at Mesker Park Zoo


EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT)- Hearts are heavy at Mesker Park Zoo as one of Mesker Park Zoo’s giraffe’s died unexpectedly Tuesday morning.

Kizzie was a 19-year-old female giraffe. She was born in Indianapolis and became a member of the Mesker Park Zoo in 2001.

As a result of Kizzies’s death, the Zoo will be closed for part of the day Tuesday so zoo members can take time to make arrangements. The cause of death is yet undetermined.

The zoo has two remaining giraffes, Kiah and Clementine.

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(This story was originally published on Feb. 18, 2020)

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