Watoto not first oleander victim at Reid Park Zoo

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- As Denver the giraffe continues to improve at the Reid Park Zoo, word has come out that the oleander surrounding the Reid Park Zoo caused another animal to die sixteen years ago.

A llama in 1995 was being walked down the perimeter, ate a single leaf of Oleander and died.

Watoto the male giraffe died after mistakenly being fed oleander last month and Denver was sickened.