Meet the Los Angeles Zoo’s Newest Baby Giraffe

The newest baby animal at the Los Angeles Zoo already stands at about six feet tall. A female Masai giraffe was born to a pair of 5-year-old giraffes at the zoo earlier this month, and is set to make her public debut Wednesday.

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The LA Zoo's newest baby giraffe pictured with another giraffe on Tuesday, July 25, 2017.
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The giraffe is still small on Friday, July 21, 2017, but Masai giraffes can grow up to 17 feet tall, according to the LA Zoo.
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A female Masai baby giraffe born July 11, mingles with older giraffes in her inclosure during its public debut at the Los Angeles Zoo, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. Still without a name, the giraffe already stands about six feet tall and weighs 156 pounds. It’s the second baby born to mother Zainabu and father Philip. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
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The baby giraffe pictured with the herd on Friday, July 21, 2017.
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The calf stands with another giraffe on Tuesday, July 25, 2017.
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Jamie Pham
The giraffe calf already stands at about six feet tall, the zoo said on Tuesday, July 25, 2017.
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Jamie Pham
The baby Masai giraffe, shown on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, was born at the zoo earlier this month.
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A female Masai baby giraffe born July 11, frolics in her inclosure during its public debut at the Los Angeles Zoo, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. Still without a name, the giraffe already stands about six feet tall and weighs 156 pounds. It’s the second baby born to mother Zainabu and father Philip. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
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Tad Motoyama
The baby giraffe is settling in with the herd at the Los Angeles Zoo on Tuesday, July 21, 2017, several days ahead of her public debut.
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