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17-10-2012 : CHESTER ZOO WELCOMES BABY GIRAFFE

A new baby giraffe is the latest arrival to join the other animals at Chester Zoo.

The Rothschild giraffe is the firstborn for new mum Dagmar, following a 14 and a half month pregnancy.

The giraffe is just a couple of weeks old but at five and a half feet tall is already towering over the keepers.

You can visit the new baby giraffe and the other zoo residents while on a Canal Boat Holiday in Chester.

From our Canal BoatHoliday bases at Anderton, Wrenbury, Whitchurch or Blackwater cruise along the canals to Chester.

During your Canal Boat Holiday in Chester step off the pages of history into The Newstead Roman Gallery the gallery tells the story of the Romans in Chester including the Roman legion, its fortress and what everyday life would have been like in Roman Chester.

Tour Chester with a real Roman and enjoy a light hearted journey through the Roman heritage.

Discover 2000 years of Chester life in the Grosvenor Museum see the impressive collection of Roman tombstones and displays depicting Roman Chester looking out for the Roman soldiers on the way.

Discover the world of the famous naturalist Charles Kingsley and explore hands on the geology and natural history of the area If you like shopping then a Canal BoatHoliday to Chester is a perfect choice for you.

Discover 1,000 of shops behind the facades of the black and white buildings find high street brands to designer boutiques.

Shop in Chesters Rows where 21st century stores thrive in a Medieval setting.

Take home some Cheshire cheese which is one of the oldest recorded cheeses in British history and is even referred to in the Domesday Book.

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The beautiful canals of England and Wales wind their way through a variety of interesting and distinctive locations offering you the chance to stop off and investigate further at a mooring of your choice or to simply continue cruising onto the next destination.
 
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