Things looking up as Los Angeles Zoo unveils baby giraffe

Things looking up as Los Angeles Zoo unveils baby giraffe
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)

Things are looking up at the Los Angeles Zoo, where visitors are getting their first glimpses of a baby giraffe.

The female Masai giraffe born July 11 made its Wednesday. Still without a name, the giraffe already stands about 6 tall and weighs 156 pounds.

It's the second baby born to mother Zainabu and father Philip.

Masai giraffes, native to eastern Africa, can grow up to 17 feet tall and weigh 1,700 pounds.

  • Things looking up as Los Angeles Zoo unveils baby giraffe
    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)
  • Things looking up as Los Angeles Zoo unveils baby giraffe
    At Twiga Overlook, where visitors can feed the giraffes, Kijana likes to get close to try to see what's happening at the Binder Park Zoo in Kalamazoo, Mich, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. (Mark Bugnaski /Kalamazoo Gazette-MLive Media Group via AP)
  • Things looking up as Los Angeles Zoo unveils baby giraffe
    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)
  • Things looking up as Los Angeles Zoo unveils baby giraffe
    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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