Baby giraffe born at Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom

The latest edition to Walt Disney World's Animal  Kingdom is a baby giraffe born Monday afternoon at the theme park in Florida. Another giraffe, pictured here, was born on Dec. 7 and is named Amira.
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The latest edition to Walt Disney World's Animal Kingdom is a baby giraffe born Monday afternoon at the theme park in Florida. Another giraffe, pictured here, was born on Dec. 7 and is named Amira.

Credit: Walt Disney World

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A baby giraffe was born at Walt Disney World's Animal Kingdom theme park Monday afternoon.

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The Masai giraffe calf was born around 2 p.m. on the savannah in the Kilimanjaro Safaris attraction.

The baby giraffe stands about 6-feet tall.

The attraction was temporarily closed while the mother giraffe gave birth.

Park officials said it is too early to tell the gender but the calf is already bonding well with mom, Mara.

Park guests will be able to see the giraffe on the Kilimanjaro Safari ride.

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