Baton Rouge Zoo honors Joe Burrow, names giraffe Burreaux

The Baton Rouge Zoo welcomed a infant giraffe in December 2019, and the metropolis settled on an apt title on Friday.

Voters in a Baton Rouge Zoo poll selected to identify the giraffe “Burreaux,” honoring previous LSU quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Joe Burrow. Burreaux was chosen by the voters more than the names Romeo and Kiume, which is Swahili for sturdy.