Fans wish the new calf giraffe a happy birthday.
A giraffe was born at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs on Monday. The charming event was shared by a live broadcast of the giraffe’s indoor camera in the park.
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Bailey, the proud mother, showed signs of giving birth for the first time on Monday afternoon.
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“After weeks of waiting, 8-year-old Bailey gave birth to her first calf,” the zoo wrote on its Facebook page.
“The team is here to help with safe delivery. Our first indication that labor is beginning are the two front hooves of the calf emerging from the mother. Somewhere after that we have to see the nose / head of the calf. “
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The zoo noted that the hind hooves should appear for the last time before the giraffe’s calf descends to about 6 feet to 6 inches of sand below in the special sand stand where Bailey Fall was moved, naturally separating the umbilical cord and stimulating “the first breath of the baby, “he said.
Fortunately, the birth went smoothly and “the calf and mother seem to be doing really well,” write the park.
Those who took part in the special event were pleased with the birth, commented on how sweet the latest addition is and congratulated the new mother.
“Bailey keeps checking on her good mother Bailey,” one man wrote.
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“Such a cutie,” wrote another.
“I am very happy that Bailey had her little child today. “I’m going on holiday tomorrow and I was sure I would miss the birth,” wrote an excited fan.
Bailey’s calf will join the 16 other netted giraffes at the zoo.
“Over the last 30 years, there has been a 50% decline in wild giraffe populations. The Giraffe Conservation Foundation estimates that only 15,780 netted giraffes remain in the wild, the zoo said.
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