Why is Oklahoma zoo’s new baby giraffe so big?

By DAVID COTTERS, Associated PressThe zoo’s giraffe, Odysseus, is a 2-year-old male and was born at the Oakland Zoo on Wednesday.

The zoo says Odysseles is the first giraffe born in Oklahoma in a century.

It is the zoo’s second baby giraffes born this year, and the first to be born on a public facility in 30 years.

In August, the zoo named its new baby rhino, Puma, after a member of its staff.