Adorable moment baby giraffe nibbles on snow during cold spell in Japan

Video footage has captured the adorable moment that a baby giraffe started eating snow during a cold snap in Japan.

Genki enjoyed chomping down on the makeshift shaved ice in Asahiyama zoo in Hokkaido, as temperatures reached minus seven degrees in the height of January - their coldest month.

The animal can be heard making a crunching noise, eating the snow before it had even had a chance to melt in its mouth.

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