Greenville Zoo welcomes baby giraffe
GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Greenville Zoo’s family is growing!
Autumn, the zoo’s 17-year-old Masai giraffe, gave birth to her calf on Sunday, March 19 at 1:10 p.m. The zoo added that both Autumn and her new baby girl are healthy and currently bonding in the giraffe barn.
According to officials, the new calf weighed in at 135 pounds and is 5 feet 11 inches tall!
The new baby is Autumn’s sixth calf.
Autumn and her partner Miles, are a part of the Species Survival Program to help ensure the long-term viability of threatened and endangered species, according to Greenville Zoo.
Click here to watch Autumn and her baby live on the zoo’s giraffe cam.
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