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Cute alert: Zoo announces giraffe baby

It’s a boy!

The Wilds announced the birth of a baby Masai giraffe on July 10.

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He appears to be happy, healthy, and strong beside his mother Lulu (first-time mama) and father Raha.

The calf may be visible to guest son both Wildside and Open-Air Safari Tours, however The Wilds note that the calf and his mother will remain under the watchful eye of staff.

Giraffe Calf
Giraffe Calf
Giraffe Calf
Giraffe Calf

Baby 🦒’s first steps! A male Masai giraffe was born out in pasture at The Wilds (@visitthewilds) on July 10 and was witnessed by guests on an Open-Air Safari Tour. The calf is sticking close to mom Lulu, but he may be visible to guests on both the Wildside and Open-Air Safari Tours. Book your trip today: bit.ly/thewildstour #Repost @visitthewilds ・・・ BABY 🦒: A male Masai giraffe was born out in pasture at #TheWilds on July 10. Watch him try to stand and take his first steps! See the full video on our YouTube channel. Link in bio. The birth was visible to guests on an Open-Air Safari Tour—what an unforgettable experience! The animal care staff note that the calf is strong and staying close to his mother. The calf’s father is Raha who was born at the @LAZoo in 2006 and his mother is Lulu who was born at the @CincinnatiZoo in 2012. The breeding of Raha and Lulu was based on a recommendation from the Association of @Zoos_Aquariums’ Species Survival Plan®. The calf may be visible to guests on both the Wildside and Open-Air Safari Tours. To book a tour, please visit our website: bit.ly/thewildstour

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