DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The Dallas Zoo is conducting a necropsy to try to learn more about the death of its 1-year-old giraffe, Witten.Police Need Help Identifying Suspect After Injured Puppy Abandoned At Hulsey Park
The zoo said veterinarians tried to resuscitate him but were unable to.
Witten was getting prepared to move to a zoo in Canada, as part of a breeding recommendation from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.READ MORE: Many North Texas Teachers To Receive Pay Raises, Bonuses At Start Of New School Year
Witten was named after Dallas Cowboys legendary tight end Jason Witten shortly after he announced his retirement from the NFL.
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