TAMPA (WFLA) — April the Giraffe’s new baby finally has a name!
Fans casted their votes in an online naming contest, narrowing the options down to a pool of 20 names. Fans ultimately picked ‘Keeper’s Choice’, passing the big decision to the beloved giraffe care team.
The team chose to honor one of the top 20 name selections voted on by fans and chose Azizi.
Azizi, has meanings that truly identify with the personality of the young male giraffe. Precious, powerful, and “the mighty one”
Azizi is expected to grow to a possible eighteen feet and weigh over 2,000 pounds.
Other top name contenders included Finnegan, Apollo, and Zumi.