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And the new baby giraffe is named...

Zoo got more than 4,000 name suggestions
Posted: 10:20 AM, Aug 05, 2016
Updated: 2016-08-05 15:06:46Z

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.