REPORT: Heartbreak after “billion-to-one” lightning strike kills 2 animals at wildlife park
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Officials at a Florida wildlife park say two giraffes that died last month were killed by lightning.
Lion Country Safari posted Tuesday on Facebook that recent pathology results confirmed that the giraffes died as a result of a lightning strike and that the deaths were instantaneous.
The article goes on to state the following:
Officials at the facility in Palm Beach County say Lily and Jioni were in a pasture on May 3 when a severe thunderstorm quickly developed. The Facebook post says giraffes have access to numerous shelters in the multi-acre habitat if they choose to use them.
HEARTBREAKING💔: Two giraffes were fatally struck by lightning during a “billion-to-one” tragedy at a Florida wildlife park. https://t.co/ACKbN2sVOH
— WFLA NEWS (@WFLA) June 11, 2019
Two giraffes killed in “billion-to-one” lightning strike at Florida wildlife park https://t.co/9LUeJTEQPQ
— The Daily Beast (@thedailybeast) June 11, 2019
— Kathy Fischer (@kathymfish) June 11, 2019
— WPTV (@WPTV) June 11, 2019
TRAGIC | Both giraffes died instantly. https://t.co/0sy0Tz0iYV
— News 6 WKMG (@news6wkmg) June 11, 2019
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