The story took a tragic turn, however, after it was found dead in a lotus swamp near a main road, according to Safari World.
Vets will determine the cause of death.
Hundreds of thousands of Thais followed Facebook live videos of journalists trailing the hunt for the runaway ungulate.
Comments lamenting its fate poured onto social media.
“Hope you reincarnate in a better world lil giraffe,” said one.
Safari World is Thailand’s biggest animal park, but the multi-million dollar company has in the past been criticized for training its creatures to perform for entertainment — including staging boxing matches with orangutans.
Zoos and animal shows are common in Thailand, where tourists pay to have their pictures taken with tigers or watch elephants play football and perform tricks.