6-Foot-Tall Baby Giraffe Born at Bronx Zoo

She will make her debut at the zoo in about a week.

Thursday, Mar 22, 2012  |  Updated 3:16 PM EDT
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6-Foot-Tall Baby Giraffe Born at Bronx Zoo

Julie Larsen Maher

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A baby giraffe that was born 6 feet tall and 100 pounds will be making her debut at the Bronx Zoo in about a week.

The Baringo giraffe was born this month. She could eventually grow to 16 feet and 2,600 pounds, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society.

The Baringo giraffe is native to western Kenya and eastern Uganda.

The baby has not yet been named.

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