This is a list of giraffes under the age of 20, excluding newborns, that have died in the United States from Jan. 2020 through Jan. 2021.
*Note: This list is not comprehensive and only includes deaths reported on by the media.
>January 2020 - Hogle Zoo - Salt Lake City, UT - 17-year-old Pogo
>February 2020 - Mesker Park Zoo - Evansville, IN - 19-year-old Kizzie
>June 2020 - Abilene Zoo - Abilene, TX - 6-year-old Mesi
>July 2020 - San Francisco Zoo - San Francisco, CA - 18-year-old Floyd
>July 2020 - Kansas City Zoo - Kansas City, MO - 2-year-old Dixie
>September 2020 - Phoenix Zoo - Phoenix, AZ - 17-year-old Zuri
>September 2020 - Kansas City Zoo - Kansas City, MO - 8-year-old Lizzie
>October 2020 - Rolling Hills Zoo - Salina, KS - 18-year-old Btuanya
>October 2020 - East Texas Zoo and Gator Park - Grand Saline, TX - 1-year-old Azizi
>October 2020 - Buffalo Zoo - Buffalo, NY - 6-year-old Sampson
>December 2020 - ZooWorld - Panama City Beach, FL - Giraffe of unknown name/age. http://fosterfollynews.net/2020/12/17/giraffe-dies-at-zooworld-in-panama-city-beach-florida-from-birth-defect/
>January 2021 - Zoo Miami - Miami, FL - 12-year-old Pongo
>Jan 2021 - Abilene Zoo - Abilene, TX - 11-year-old Sunny
>Jan 2021 - Roger Williams Park Zoo - Providence, RI - 9-year-old Tufani
Captivity is not conservation and exploitation is not education.