Family member speaks out on mother, child attacked by giraffe

Jack Standish said his daughter and her 3-year-old son are in "guarded and improving condition" after being attacked by a giraffe in South Africa.
3:11 | 09/13/18

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Transcript for Family member speaks out on mother, child attacked by giraffe
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