Time to Look the Giraffes In the Eye in Cleveland

Some of the most memorable moments at the zoo are born when people get to look at an animal's eyes and bond. This is what drove Cleveland's Metropark Zoo to build a new deck next to the giraffe enclosure, a deck that would boost the visitors to the height of the giraffes' heads where they could look at each other, eye to eye.

Now every day between 11am and 3pm, guests can walk out on the deck Ben Gogolick Giraffe Encounter and feed the giraffes romaine lettuce. Two calves were born last year, boosting the zoo's group to six.