Gidget - Courtesy of Dickerson Park Zoo

Dickerson Park Euthanize Giraffe

The Dickerson Park Zoo had to euthanize a giraffe.

Gidget was the matriarch of giraffe herd at the zoo.

The giraffe was suffering from arthritis and was unable to move.

The giraffe was brought to the Dickerson Park Zoo from the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in 1993.