They’ll always have a very different outlook on life. But even though Gerald the giraffe is rather lofty and Eddie the goat is more down to earth, they are the perfect pairing. They have formed an unlikely bond after Eddie was placed with 15ft Gerald as a short-term solution to keep the giraffe company at Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm in Bristol.
Three years on the pair are as close as ever. Keeper Sammi Luxa said: ‘They hit it off straight away, and Eddie has proved to be a great companion for Gerald.