Houston Zoo welcomes baby giraffe

January 31, 2009 4:08:26 PM PST
The Houston Zoo introduced its newest member on Saturday. The baby Masai Giraffe was born Friday morning.[SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

The giraffe is already walking and playing with his caretaker. The newborn, which doesn't have a name yet, is five foot nine and weighs 110 pounds.

Zookeepers say the baby looks healthy and strong.

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