Not your usual house pet

June 30, 2009 4:18:08 AM PDT
A Washington State couple has a new pet.

So what's so special?

It's a month-old giraffe they're raising at their Spokane County home.

Karson enjoys drinking milk and loves to scamper across the grass on the 13-acre spread he shares with five wallaroos and two kangaroos.

This 'pet' will soon be put to work.

His job will be to breed with a female giraffe at a 12,000-acre ranch he'll be moved to in a few months.

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