Giraffe celebrates birthday at NEW Zoo

    Hodari will turn 15 on Tuesday, Feb., 10, 2019. (WLUK/Jessie Basinski)

    SUAMICO (WLUK) -- Hodari the giraffe celebrated his birthday at the NEW Zoo in Suamico.

    Guests enjoyed free crafts and educational opportunities on Sunday.

    People could even sign a card to wish him a happy birthday.

    Hodari will turn 15 on Tuesday.

    There will be activities again for guests to enjoy the next two days at the zoo.

    "In the wild, they typically live 20 to 25. In captivity, sometimes a little bit longer, but usually they're right around that mid-20's as well, so we're super excited that Hodari is here, he's been with us 14 of those 15 years," said Neil Anderson with the NEW Zoo.

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