South Carolina zoo welcomes new baby giraffe

GREENVILLE, S.C. — A South Carolina zoo has welcomed a new member to its family – a baby giraffe.

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According to The State and WYFF-TV, the Greenville Zoo announced Sunday afternoon that its 14-year-old Masai giraffe, Autumn, had given birth.

“There’s a baby in the barn!” the zoo wrote in a Facebook post. “Autumn gave birth less than an hour ago.”

There’s a baby in the barn! Autumn gave birth less than an hour ago. Watch live as the little one gets ready to stand on its own four legs! https://greenvillezoofoundation.org/Camera

Posted by Greenville Zoo on Sunday, February 21, 2021

The arrival of the calf – Autumn’s third with partner Miles – was streamed live on YouTube and the zoo’s website via EarthCam, the news outlets reported.

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Zookeepers have not yet announced the sex of the calf, who has not been named, WYFF reported.

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