Baby Giraffe

Dickerson Park Zoo

Dickerson Park Zoo welcomed a new baby giraffe Monday.  The female calf is approximately 6 and a half feet tall and weighs around 150 pounds.  Zoo veterinarian, Dr. Rodney Schnellbacher says the calf is nursing well and has already had her first physical.  He says both the baby and mom are doing well. 

The yet-to-be-named giraffe joins mom, Emma, and three other females and one male giraffe at Dickerson Park Zoo.  The baby is on exhibit.