Does Celtics Center Shaquille O’Neal Have a Future at Dorchester’s Franklin Park Zoo?

Normally, when you stand next to a giraffe, it towers over you.

For Shaquille O’Neal, that’s not the case, as he needed no help while hand-feeding the lengthy animal recently at Busch Gardens in Tampa Bay.

He even got a kiss from the giraffe and fed elephants too. With such a good rapport with these beasts down south, does Shaq have a future with the Franklin Park Zoo when he moves into his Boston pad? . will showcase one Moment of Shaq every day until the Celtics open the season against the Heat on Oct. 26 at the TD Garden.

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