Baby giraffe born at Memphis Zoo; see the adorable videos

The Memphis Zoo in Tennessee welcomed a baby giraffe Saturday morning.

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VIDEO: Baby giraffe born at Memphis Zoo

😍 BABY GIRAFFE! 😍 The Memphis Zoo welcomed a new animal today, as 8-year-old Wendy gave birth Saturday morning.

Posted by FOX13 Memphis on Saturday, April 6, 2019

The zoo's 8-year-old giraffe, Wendy, gave birth at 9:30 a.m.

Officials said the baby giraffe was up and on its feet about 25 minutes after birth.

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The gender of the calf is not known at this time, and it doesn't have a name yet. Zoo staff are expected to perform a neonatal exam Sunday to "assess the baby's overall health, weight and determine its gender."

The calf should be on exhibit by sometime next week if all goes well, officials said.

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Update on our new baby giraffe. Mama Wendy and baby are back in the barn.

Posted by Memphis Zoo on Saturday, April 6, 2019

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