NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — The Virginia Zoo welcomed a new male baby giraffe on October 13.
On Wednesday, the Zoo announced that Noelle, a 5-year-old masai, gave birth in the early morning hours.
This is Noelle’s first baby. The calf weighed 123 pounds, and stands at just under 6 feet. The zoo staff has monitored the calf around the clock since his birth.