Fact Check: Giraffes performing acrobatics in a swimming pool? Here's the truth behind this video

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A video is doing the rounds on social media, in which giraffes can be seen doing acrobatics in a swimming pool. The post claims that the video is from the costliest show in the world, that is performed in Australia.
“This is one of the costliest show of the World. This show is performed in Australia. These giraffes are highly trained at great expense. It takes 2 years to train a giraffe to overcome the fear of water, and 3 to 4 years to dive into the water. Enjoy watching this Amazing Show” the caption read.



NewsMobile fact-checked the viral video and found that it is computer generated.
We ran a search using keywords like ‘giraffe swimming pool’ and found the same video on YouTube dated Jul 27, 2013.

At 0:21 sec in the video, it says that the film has been made by Nicolas Deveaux.

Taking a cue from that, we looked up and found that Deveaux is a French animator. Deveaux also uploaded the film on Vimeo. ” I made a film almost 10 years ago “7 tonnes 2″,  a short film featuring an elephant on a trampoline. I wanted to do a sequel, this time with giraffes, ” he wrote in the description.  (Translated)

5 mètres 80 Extrait from Nicolas Deveaux on Vimeo.
You can watch more of his work on his website.
Hence, from the above information, we can conclude that the video is not real but is an animation film.

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