Binti the Giraffe dies at Toledo Zoo

Binti - Toledo Zoo

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - The Toledo Zoo had to euthanize a one and a half year old giraffe Tuesday.

The Zoo made the announcement Friday, saying the Binti, a female Masai giraffe, was found down in the indoor holding area, unable to stand.

Staff drew a blood for analysis, and test results indicated that the animal had multiple severe abnormalities.

Staff euthanized to prevent suffering. The Zoo says it will continue to investigate the circumstances around Binti's condition.