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Egon, a newborn Rothschild Giraffe, cuddles with its mother at the Berlin Zoo

Photo: Foerster

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Hope for a species

Egon, a newborn Rothschild giraffe, cuddles with its mother at the Berlin Zoo in Germany on Sept. 14.

Egon was born on Sept. 8, providing hope for the endangered species, which is now down to only several hundred individuals.