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This article is about the giraffe. For other uses, see Ruby (disambiguation).

Ruby (born c. 2019 in San Diego, California) is a female reticulated giraffe housed at the Birmingham Zoo's "Trails of Africa" exhibit.

Ruby was born at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. She was transported to the Lincoln Children's Zoo in Lincoln, Nebraska in 2021, and arrived in Birmingham in November 2022 as a potential mate for Jalil under the AZA's "Species Survival Plan".


  • Brennan, Nathan (May 27, 2021) "Two giraffes make debut at Lincoln Children's Zoo."
  • "Birmingham Zoo Welcomes New Reticulated Giraffe." (November 4, 2022) Zoo News. Birmingham Zoo