Memphis Zoo welcomes baby giraffe

Memphis Zoo welcomes baby giraffe

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - The Memphis Zoo welcomed a baby giraffe into the world today.

One of the zoo's reticulated giraffes, Marilyn, gave birth Monday, making it a Leap Year baby.

The sex of Marilyn's baby is still unknown.

The Memphis Zoo said there are currently less than 8,000 reticulated giraffes left in the wild.

Zoo officials said both Marilyn and the baby are doing well.

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