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Giraffe at LI zoo celebrates birthday

Clifford, a male reticulated giraffe, celebrated his 7th

Clifford, a male reticulated giraffe, celebrated his 7th birthday at the Long Island Game Farm in Manorville. (July 6, 2013) Photo Credit: Heather Walsh

Clifford the giraffe celebrated his 7th birthday at his seasonal home at Long Island Game Farm in Manorville, where he gorged on a platter of kale, carrots and bananas in front of about a dozen friends and admirers.

Clifford the giraffe hovers over a platter of
Photo Credit: Heather Walsh

Clifford the giraffe hovers over a platter of bananas, carrots and kale made in celebration of his 7th birthday at his seasonal home at Long Island Game Farm in Manorville. Menlida Novak, vice president and co-owner of the Game Farm, holds the treats as visitors join in the celebration. (July 6, 2013)

Clifford the giraffe celebrates his 7th birthday at
Photo Credit: Heather Walsh

Clifford the giraffe celebrates his 7th birthday at the Long Island Game Farm in Manorville, his seasonal home. The Game Farm acquired him about a year ago from Florida, where he spends the coldest months of the year. (July 6, 2013)

Clifford, a male reticulated giraffe, celebrated his 7th
Photo Credit: Heather Walsh

Clifford, a male reticulated giraffe, celebrated his 7th birthday at the Long Island Game Farm in Manorville. (July 6, 2013)

Clifford the giraffe hovers over a platter of
Photo Credit: Heather Walsh

Clifford the giraffe hovers over a platter of bananas, carrots and kale made in celebration of his 7th birthday at his seasonal home at Long Island Game Farm in Manorville. Menlida Novak, vice president and co-owner of the Game Farm, holds the treats as visitors join in the celebration. (July 6, 2013)

Jason Tellstone, of Shirley, helps his son Anthony,
Photo Credit: Heather Walsh

Jason Tellstone, of Shirley, helps his son Anthony, 2, feed Clifford the giraffe during a celebration for the camelopard's 7th birthday at the Long Island Game Farm in Manorville. (July 6, 2013)

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