A baby giraffe born in a zoo of Bali in Indonesia has been named “Corona” to mark his birth in a full pandemic.
The girafon born on April 9, is the third smallest of the giraffe Sophie, her mother and Matadi, his father, the Safari Park in Bali.
A video shows the birth of the girafon, a female, in a small enclosure.
“As she was born during the pandemic, the minister of the Environment has been called “Corona”, ” explained the spokesperson for the zoo, Anak Agung Ngurah Alit Sujana.
“Corona is in full health and is suckling its mother. We will keep it under observation for three months, ” he added.
The Bali Safari Park is closed to visitors since the end of march as part of measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus.