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New Helper - It's A .....


By AndrewR


Last week, I introduced you to my new garden helper and asked whether you thought it was a ‘he’ or a ‘she’.

Over twenty of you responded (thanks for your input) and the majority decided it was a female. The conclusive comment came from Shirley – “females have tufts of hair on their short horns — males are bare topped”

I think from this close-up picture, it’s definitely a female.

So here is introducing:


(named after one of the guides on my trips to South Africa where I saw giraffes on a reservation)

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Hi,Maureen..pleased to meet you,and glad you have finally got a suits you.:o))

7 Jun, 2010


Those eyelashes confirm it Andrew :))

7 Jun, 2010


She is stunning Andrew, especially the tufts of hair .... lol !

7 Jun, 2010


I think she's beautiful Andrew ... welcome to GoY Maureen!

I have a mother giraffe & her baby son from Zimbabwe in my living room ... I'll introduce them one day!

7 Jun, 2010


Hi Maureen with lashes like that I forgive you for being female!

7 Jun, 2010


Maureen is gorgeous, love her!

7 Jun, 2010


It s not fair....I want long eyelashes Maureen :-o))

7 Jun, 2010


beautiful Andrew~ lovely animals!

7 Jun, 2010


Just goes to show how wrong I can be at times ........... sorry Maureen ~ welcome to GoY.

8 Jun, 2010


Oh well you can't win em all.........Hi Maureen.

10 Jun, 2010


DD - if it was a male, he would have been Jeremy :-)

10 Jun, 2010


Yes good choice Andrew, I think he is wonderful, wish I could persuade OH to be more adventurous......!!

13 Jun, 2010

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