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Michael Jackson's Giraffes in $100,000 War

10/16/2009 1:12 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Michael Jackson's giraffes could be forced out of their home -- for the second time -- unless their keeper comes up with $100,000 quick.

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Freddie Hancock of the Banjoko Wildlife Preserve in Page, Arizona, tells TMZ she acquired giraffes Rambo, Jabbar Jr. (JJ), Princess, and Annie Sue from Neverland in 2006 and has been caring for them since -- but now the Page city council is demanding the preserve hand over a $100,000 bond to cover the giraffes in case of emergency ... or else they're out.

But here's the problem: in order to get a $100,000 bond from an insurance company, the keeper claims she needs a special form issued by the city itself ... which Freddie says the city refuses to hand over -- leaving Freddie's hands tied and the giraffes' futures up in the air.

Freddie claims the city wants the bond ASAP -- calls to Page City Hall weren't returned.

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