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!

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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