Memphis Zoo reveals gender, name of new baby giraffe

It's a boy! Memphis Zoo reveals gender and name of new baby giraffe

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - The Memphis Zoo revealed the name and gender of one of their new baby giraffes Wednesday.

The new addition is a boy, who was born to mom Wendy Saturday morning.

He was named Kiburi, which is Swahli for precocious.

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Kiburi and his mom Wendy are both on exhibit at the zoo.

He was the first on two giraffes born at the zoo this week. Angela Kate gave birth to a yet-unnamed baby Tuesday.

Memphis Zoo giraffe gives birth to baby calf (Source: Memphis Zoo)

The Memphis Zoo now has 11 reticulated giraffes, which are considered endangered with just 11,000 remaining in the wild and a declining population.

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