The election polls are closed. The votes have been counted. The result is indisputable. Officials from the Maryland Zoo are pleased to announce that the winning name for the newborn baby giraffe is “Willow”. Chosen by 32% of the nearly 30,000 voters, the name Willow beat out the names Dottie and Imara which each received 21% and 17% of the public vote. Click to learn more about the 6’1″ female calf.