Cute Animal Alert: Baby Giraffe Born in Wisconsin

The 157-pound newborn appears happy and healthy
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Sep 22, 2015 6:00 PM CDT
Cute Animal Alert: Baby Giraffe Born in Wisconsin
A baby giraffe stands near his mother Ziggy Tuesday at the Milwaukee County Zoo.   (Carrie Antlfinger)

Cute baby animal alert: The Milwaukee County Zoo has a newborn giraffe, the zoo's first one since 2003. The not-so-little guy—157 pounds and 5-feet-9-inches tall—was born to first-time parents Ziggy and Bahatika and appears happy and healthy. Zoo officials have yet to pick a name for the male calf, who is the facility's fifth giraffe. (Read more giraffes stories.)

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