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Help Hamisi Celebrate His 1st Birthday July 23rd at Franklin Park Zoo!

Hamisi and his mom, Jana from 2009

Join Dad, Beau and Mom, Jana to help celebrate the birth of their male offspring, Hamisi, during a special 1st birthday party at Franklin Park Zoo. 

Hamisi’s parents, Beau and Jana, are both ranked very highly in terms of their importance to maintaining the genetic diversity of the North American captive Masai giraffe population. Hamisi was the third calf born to Beau and Jana. The giraffes make their home on the Giraffe Savannah at Franklin Park Zoo.

In honor of the celebration, Zoo visitors will enjoy complimentary ice cream samples of J.P. Licks’ limited-edition giraffe-themed flavor, “Hamisi’s TreeTopper Delight,” available at all J.P. Licks’ locations for the month of July.

Guests are also welcome to enjoy a complimentary animal-themed yoga class for all ages, led by instructor, Katy O’Brien, from Stil Studio at Dedham’s Legacy Place, special zookeeper encounters throughout the day and the opportunity to sign a giant birthday card for Hamisi.

WHEN:          Friday, July 23

11:00AM – 3:00PM

*Yoga class will take place from 11:00AM – NOON

**Class attendees are asked to bring their own mats or towels and to meet on the grass near the Zoo’s playground.

TICKETS:     Event is free with regular paid admission

Franklin Park Zoo Admission:  $14.00 for adults; $8.00 for children (2-12); Children under 2 are free. 

Giraffe Savannah, Franklin Park Zoo

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