Milwaukee County Zoo welcomes baby giraffe

(Courtesy Milwaukee County Zoo via Storyful)

Milwaukee County Zoo welcomed a new giraffe to its herd on Saturday, July 13.

The calf, a male, was born to mother Ziggy. His arrival follows the birth of a female in May 2018.

According to the zoo, the calf was born at 4:37 pm. It stood at five feet, seven inches on the first examination. Zoo officials said the calf was standing upright just 55 minutes after being born.

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