And the new baby giraffe is named...

Zoo got more than 4,000 name suggestions
Posted at 10:20 AM, Aug 05, 2016

CINCINNATI -- The Cincinnati Zoo's newest -- and tallest -- baby finally has a name.

The female baby giraffe, born July 27, was named Cora, the zoo announced Friday morning.

Her name was chosen to match her markings; she has a heart-shaped spot and corazon means "heart" in Spanish.

The zoo asked for name suggestions on its Facebook page. The zoo keepers sifted through more than 4,000 requests, but said Cora was a unanimous decision.

Some other popular suggestions? Zola, Amore, Ruby, Valentina, Aphrodite and Moyo.

Cora was born to first-time mother CeCe.