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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs is helping a baby giraffe on the East Coast.

julius Colorado Zoo Helps Baby Giraffe Who Had Transfusion

Julius (credit: Maryland Zoo)

Three-week-old Julius has been receiving around-the-clock intensive care at the Maryland Zoo since he was born.

That’s because he’s had trouble nursing and isn’t getting the antibodies he needs.

On Sunday Julius had a plasma transfusion thanks to a donation from the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

Zoo staff are now working on trying to bottle feed him, but so far it hasn’t been working.


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