Adrian Beltre finally got to meet his namesake giraffe at the Fort Worth Zoo
Last July, the Fort Worth Zoo honored
Congrats Adrian Beltre on 3,000! In honor of this major milestone, we're pleased to announce the name of our male giraffe calf - Beltre! pic.twitter.com/mG33jMqq5L— Fort Worth Zoo (@FortWorthZoo) July 30, 2017
A match made in heaven -- but there was just one problem: The real Beltre hadn't gotten a chance to actually meet his namesake. Until Friday, that is, when he paid the zoo a visit prior to the Rangers' game against the Astros:
Sure, not a whole lot of physical resemblance, but you can just tell they're kindred spirits.