Louisville Zoo now home to 1-year-old female giraffe - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Louisville Zoo now home to 1-year-old female giraffe

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(Image Courtesy: Louisville Zoo) (Image Courtesy: Louisville Zoo)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Louisville Zoo has welcomed a new family member.

Kianga is a 1-year-old female Masai giraffe.

She comes to Louisville from the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens.

She was born in Los Angeles on Nov. 9, 2016. Kianga means "sunshine" in Swahili.

Kianga is rotating in exhibition along with two other giraffes, 2-year-old Baridi and 21-year-old Malaika.

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