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'Jengo' unchained at Ramat Gan Safari

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May 22, 2014 19:35

Zoological center welcomes giraffe from Frankfurt as newest member of the pack.

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Jengo the giraffe as a calf. . (photo credit:YOUTUBE SCREENSHOT)

An 18-month-old giraffe named Jengo arrived to to the Ramat Gan Safari on Thursday afternoon from a zoo in Frankfurt, Germany, and was well received by the zoo's other giraffes – who took to licking and stroking the youngster in excitement, according to the safari.

Jengo traveled in a special transfer box on an El Al cargo plane from Liege Airport in Belgium, accompanied all the way by Flying Cargo International Transportation Ltd., the safari said.

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