ORLANDO, Fla. -- The newest Masai giraffe calf at Disney's Animal Kingdom now has a name. Meet Amira.
- Disney fans choose name for giraffe calf
- Amira can be seen on Kilimanjaro Safaris
- Her name means princess in Swahili
Disney fans were asked to help choose the name for the two-month-old by voting in a poll. Amira is the Swahili word for princess.
"We are delighted with her name and thank you sincerely for playing a role in this important moment in her life," said Scott Terrell, Director of Animal & Service Operations, in a Disney Parks Blog post.
Amira, who was born on October 1, can now be seen on the park's Kilimanjaro Safaris attraction.
Masai giraffe are currently classified as a "vunerable" species by the International Union for Conservation of Nature.
Attractions Insider is your all-in-one source for everything Florida theme parks.
Get news, deals, specials, photo galleries, video and more on our Attractions Insider page. Also sign up for attractions text alerts and subscribe to our email newsletter, Theme Park Roundup, to get up-to-the-minute attractions news delivered to your inbox or mobile device.