Photos: Baby giraffes around the world
HIMEJI, JAPAN - OCTOBER 16: An eleven day old newborn giraffe calf stands beside his mother named Mimi in their enclosure at Himeji Central Park on October 16, 2013 in Himeji, Japan. The baby giraffe was born on October 5, 2013 and stands over 170 cm tall. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images)Photo by: Buddhika Weerasinghe
Photos: Baby giraffes around the world
HAMBURG, GERMANY - APRIL 18: A baby giraffe calf named Mugambi explores alongside his mother Etosha the compound at the Hagenbeck Zoo on April 18, 2012 in Hamburg, Germany. The male calf was born on March 13 with a weight of 55 kilos. (Photo by Joern Pollex/Getty Images)Photo by: Joern Pollex
Photos: Baby giraffes around the world
MADRID, SPAIN - APRIL 11: A three day old new born giraffe stays indoors with its mother on April 11, 2012 in Madrid, Spain. Tatu, a Rothschildi Giraffe, gave birth on April 8 at the Zoo Aquarium of Madrid. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)Photo by: Pablo Blazquez Dominguez
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RAMAT GAN, ISRAEL - NOVEMBER 14: (ISRAEL OUT) A day-old newborn giraffe stands beside his mother at Ramat Gan Safari Park on November 14, 2011 in Ramat Gan, Dikla, near Tel Aviv, Israel. Born on November 13, the newborn Reticulated Giraffe, or Somali Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardarlis reticulata) male calf weighed between 50-60kg and stood at a height of 180cm. (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)Photo by: Uriel Sinai
Photos: Baby giraffes around the world
CHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM - JANUARY 30: Margaret, the 10-day-old Giraffe, is bottle fed by Chester Zoo keeper Tim Rowlands on January 30, 2008, in Chester, England. Margaret is the first Rothschild giraffe born at the zoo and is being hand reared after having difficulty suckling from her mother. Margaret, who is named after keeper Tim's mother, already measures 1.2m (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)Photo by: Christopher Furlong
Photos: Baby giraffes around the world
HIMEJI, JAPAN - OCTOBER 16: An eleven day old newborn giraffe calf stands beside his mother named Mimi in their enclosure at Himeji Central Park on October 16, 2013 in Himeji, Japan. The baby giraffe was born on October 5, 2013 and stands over 170 cm tall. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images)Photo by: Buddhika Weerasinghe
Photos: Baby giraffes around the world
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 29: A newborn giraffe calf stands in its enclosure at the San Francisco Zoo on August 29, 2014 in San Francisco, California. The San Francisco Zoo is welcoming a newborn male giraffe that was born on Tuesday, August 26 with a twin that died two days later. The calf's mother, an eleven year-old giraffe named Bititi, has lived at the San Francisco Zoo since 2005 after being acquired from the Oakland Zoo. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)Photo by: Justin Sullivan
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BROOKFIELD, IL - JULY 02: Jasiri (front), a seven-year-old giraffe, watches over her calf, born June 21 at Brookfield Zoo on July 2, 2013 in Brookfield, Illinois. The giraffe's father, Hasani, 4, is on breeding loan from Lee Richardson Zoo in Garden City, Kansas. Hasani is also the father of Dave, a giraffe born at Brookfield Zoo in November. Giraffe numbers have declined 40 percent in the last decade. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)Photo by: Scott Olson
Photos: Baby giraffes around the world
MADRID, SPAIN - APRIL 11: A three day old new born giraffe stands indoors with its mother on April 11, 2012 in Madrid, Spain. Tatu, a Rothschildi Giraffe, gave birth on April 8 at the Zoo Aquarium of Madrid. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)Photo by: Pablo Blazquez Dominguez
Photos: Baby giraffes around the world
MADRID, SPAIN - APRIL 11: A three day old new born giraffe stands indoors with its mother on April 11, 2012 in Madrid, Spain. Tatu, a Rothschildi Giraffe, gave birth on April 8 at the Zoo Aquarium of Madrid. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)Photo by: Pablo Blazquez Dominguez
Photos: Baby giraffes around the world
BERLIN, GERMANY - JUNE 29: Jule, a baby Rothschild giraffe, stands next to her mother in her enclosure at Tierpark Berlin zoo on June 29, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. Jule was born at the zoo on June 10. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)Photo by: Sean Gallup
Photos: Baby giraffes around the world
RAMAT GAN, ISRAEL - NOVEMBER 14: (ISRAEL OUT) A day-old newborn giraffe stands beside his mother and grandmother at Ramat Gan Safari Park on November 14, 2011 in Ramat Gan, Dikla, near Tel Aviv, Israel. Born on November 13, the newborn Reticulated Giraffe, or Somali Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardarlis reticulata) male calf weighed between 50-60kg and stood at a height of 180cm. (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)Photo by: Uriel Sinai
Photos: Baby giraffes around the world
DUNSTABLE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 20: Whipsnade's new male baby giraffe - which is yet to be named - meets the outside world at Whipsnade Wild Animal Park on October 20, 2004 in Dunstable, England. Born on October 9 to parents Bruno and Ellie, this is the first reticulated giraffe birth at Whipsnade in three years, and is the seventh calf to be born at Whipsnade. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)Photo by: Paul Gilham
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RAMAT GAN, ISRAEL - NOVEMBER 14: (ISRAEL OUT) A day-old newborn giraffe stands beside his mother and grandmother at Ramat Gan Safari Park on November 14, 2011 in Ramat Gan, Dikla, near Tel Aviv, Israel. Born on November 13, the newborn Reticulated Giraffe, or Somali Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardarlis reticulata) male calf weighed between 50-60kg and stood at a height of 180cm. (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)Photo by: Uriel Sinai
Photos: Baby giraffes around the world
HIMEJI, JAPAN - OCTOBER 16: An eleven day old newborn giraffe calf stands beside his mother named Mimi in their enclosure at Himeji Central Park on October 16, 2013 in Himeji, Japan. The baby giraffe was born on October 5, 2013 and stands over 170 cm tall. (Photo by Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images)Photo by: Buddhika Weerasinghe