|This article is about the 2011 magazine story. You may be looking for the episode, the Step Into Reading book, the Chinese book, the 2012 magazine story, the Japanese DVD or the Thai DVD.|
- “You're welcome, Mr. Giraffe. Enjoy your new home!”
Thomas is very excited; a new Animal Park is opening on Sodor. Edward is taking apples and Percy is taking leaves to the animals, but Thomas has the most special job of all; he is to take a giraffe to the new park. On his journey, he comes across a tall bridge, which he cannot get under with the giraffe standing up. Thomas decided that he should make the giraffe sleepy so that it will lay down. So Thomas lets the giraffe eat Percy's leaves and Edward's apples and it soon falls asleep. When they arrive at the Park, Thomas wakes up the giraffe and it wanders onto the platform. Then the giraffe rubs Thomas' face and the blue engine is very happy.
- Edward (does not speak)
- Percy (does not speak)
- Sir Topham Hatt (cameo)
- The Mayor of Sodor (cameo)
- The Photographer (cameo)