Anthony Galvan IIIDescriptionBaringo Giraffe. This portrait of Gemina, the crooked neck giraffe from the Santa Barbara Zoo was prepared for an article on the zoo. Gemina developed a kink in her neck at an early age which has resulted in the crooked neck. Despite the abnormal look she leads a normal life and has given birth to one baby without complications. Baringo's are one of three species of giraffe found in Africa.