(FOX NEWS) – A Tennessee zoo has welcomed a rare spotless giraffe to its family. On July 31, Brights Zoo in Limestone announced the birth of a baby giraffe — born a solid brown color.
"Giraffe experts believe she is the only solid-colored reticulated giraffe living anywhere on the planet," Fox 8 WJW in Cleveland, Ohio, reported according to a Brights Zoo press release.
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The last recorded birth of a spotless reticulated giraffe was reportedly in 1972 at the Ueno Zoo in Tokyo, based on archival images.