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Meet Zara, the Peoria Zoo's baby giraffe

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PEORIA, Ill. (WEEK) -- -

The Peoria Zoo's baby girl finally has a name. 

Zara is the winning name for the Peoria Zoo's baby giraffe, born last January. Other potential names included Farah, Fern, Layla, Sophie, and Twiggy. Every vote was cast for a $1 donation to the Giraffe Conservation Fund and the Peoria Zoo's local giraffes. 

More than $3,000 was raised. 

Learn more about Zara here. 

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