We have some pretty sad news to report... Penny, the baby giraffe has had to be euthanized at CSU.

Giraffe Feeding at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Penny was just two months old and lived at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. The zoo had to make a heartbreaking decision to euthanize Penny after she was transported to the James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Center at CSU for treatment of an infected abscess did not improve with various different medical treatments. According to the Coloradoan, the abscess spread into her abdomen and she was also showing signs of infection in the bones of her legs.


Source: Coloradoan

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