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New Giraffe Calf Born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom!

With only 35,000 Masai giraffes left in the wild, this is especially great news! Lily, one of the Masai giraffes at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park, recently had a baby boy! This sweet guy is the cutest, and we simply can’t wait to see him exploring the savanna. Check out the exciting details below.

Credit: Disney’s Animals, Science & Environment

As shared by Disney’s Animals, Science and Environment Facebook: “Oh boy, we’ve got a tall order of baby news to share. It’s a boy – a Masai giraffe calf at Disney’s Animal Kingdom! Born on June 10, the healthy calf is quite large, weighing in at 183 pounds and is nearly six-feet tall! He is playful, curious and pretty calm, spending lots of time nuzzling with mom, Lily, in a backstage barn.”

Credit: Disney’s Animals, Science & Environment
Credit: Disney’s Animals, Science & Environment

Disney Parks also took to social media to share the news:

Visiting Disney’s Animal Kingdom soon? Park guests will be able to see Lily and her adorable calf on Kilimanjaro Safaris in the coming weeks when the pair joins the rest of the herd on the savanna.

About Jamie Sylvester

I'm a Disney nerd! A kid at heart who loves the magic and memories of Walt Disney World. I follow all things Disney and enjoy the vacations, day trips, weekend getaways, and geek out over the planning of such events. My goal is to experience as many Disney desserts and cocktails as possible! Married to another Disney nerd and blessed with a daughter and son, we thoroughly enjoy the magic at Disney and are here to help others experience the magic as well.