WEST PALM BEACH, FL (WFLX)-- Lion Country Safari, home to one of the largest herd of giraffes in the country, is celebrating World Giraffe Day June 21, 2014. World Giraffe Day is a new worldwide initiative of the Giraffe Conservation Foundation (GCF) to celebrate giraffes and to raise awareness of the challenges they face in the wild. Only 80,000 giraffe remain in the wild.
Many of the animals on safari will get "giraffe-themed enrichments", including the lions, antelope and rhinos. The herd of giraffes on safari will also get enrichments throughout the day. From noon – 2pm guests can make a giraffe-themed craft in our Education Station.
Lion Country Safari anticipates 4 giraffe births this year.
Lion Country Safari is located 15 miles west of I-95 off Southern Boulevard.