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It's a 6', 145lb bouncing baby boy! Giraffe calf born at the North Carolina Zoo

The North Carolina Zoo told its social media followers to, "Stay tuned for baby spam!"
Photo: North Carolina Zoo
The North Carolina Zoo told its social media followers to, "Stay tuned for baby spam!"

A 6-foot-tall baby boy has come into the world in North Carolina.

The North Carolina Zoo said a new giraffe calf was born May 20. He weighed 145 pounds.

The Zoo has not named the calf yet.

Annette is originally a Midwest gal, born and raised in Michigan, but with career stops in many surrounding states, the Pacific Northwest, and various parts of the southeast. An award-winning journalist and mother of four, Annette moved to eastern North Carolina in 2019 to be closer to family – in particular, her two young grandchildren. It’s possible that a -27 day with a -68 windchill in Minnesota may have also played a role in that decision. In her spare time, Annette does a lot of kiddo cuddling, reading, and producing the coolest Halloween costumes anyone has ever seen. She has also worked as a diversity and inclusion facilitator serving school districts and large corporations. It’s the people that make this beautiful area special, and she wants to share those stories that touch the hearts of others. If you have a story idea to share, please reach out by email to westona@cravencc.edu.