Zoo Miami Shows Off Their Newest Addition

Zoo Miami’s newest baby giraffe made its first appearance on exhibit with the rest of the herd on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
Giraffes1 Zoo Miami’s newest baby giraffe made its first appearance on exhibit with the rest of the herd on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
The baby was born on Wednesday, October 30th, to a 6 year old female named, “Mia.”  (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
Giraffes10 The baby was born on Wednesday, October 30th, to a 6 year old female named, “Mia.” (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
Though this is Mia’s 3rd baby, it is the 46th giraffe born in the history of Zoo Miami.  (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
Giraffes9 Though this is Mia’s 3rd baby, it is the 46th giraffe born in the history of Zoo Miami. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
Mia arrived at Zoo Miami from the Dickerson Park Zoo in Missouri in October of 2007. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
Giraffes8 Mia arrived at Zoo Miami from the Dickerson Park Zoo in Missouri in October of 2007. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
The father’s name is “Fezzik,” a 16 year old male that was born at the St. Louis Zoo and arrived at Zoo Miami in May of 1998. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
Giraffes5 The father’s name is “Fezzik,” a 16 year old male that was born at the St. Louis Zoo and arrived at Zoo Miami in May of 1998. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
The newborn weighed 152 pounds, stood close to 6 feet tall and was determined to be a male during its neonatal exam. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
Giraffes7 The newborn weighed 152 pounds, stood close to 6 feet tall and was determined to be a male during its neonatal exam. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
The baby still hasn't been named. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
Giraffes6 The baby still hasn't been named. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
Giraffe have a pregnancy of approximately 15 months and the mother rarely, if ever, lies down while giving birth. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
Giraffes4 Giraffe have a pregnancy of approximately 15 months and the mother rarely, if ever, lies down while giving birth. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
The baby falls about 4-6 feet to the floor where it receives quite an impactful introduction to the world!  (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
Giraffes3 The baby falls about 4-6 feet to the floor where it receives quite an impactful introduction to the world! (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
The little guy spent his first day not only getting used to his new environment but also his new herd. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
Giraffes2 The little guy spent his first day not only getting used to his new environment but also his new herd. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
The baby giraffe's father is named " Fezzik" and he has been at Zoo Miami since 1998. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
Zoo Miami New Baby Giraffe The baby giraffe's father is named " Fezzik" and he has been at Zoo Miami since 1998. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
The baby giraffe weighed 152 pounds and stood close to 6-feet tall. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
Zoo Miami New Baby Giraffe The baby giraffe weighed 152 pounds and stood close to 6-feet tall. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
The baby gets some food from his mother "Mia." She has been at Zoo Miami since 2007. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
Zoo Miami New Baby Giraffe The baby gets some food from his mother "Mia." She has been at Zoo Miami since 2007. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
The baby Giraffe was born on October 30th. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
Zoo Miami New Baby Giraffe The baby Giraffe was born on October 30th. (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
Zoo Miami New Baby Giraffe (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
Zoo Miami New Baby Giraffe Zoo Miami New Baby Giraffe (Source: Ron Magill/Zoo Miami)
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