The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden welcomed a new female giraffe calf Monday morning. Just before 4 a.m., Tessa started showing signs of labor and by 7 a.m. the baby started to emerge. This is Tessa's third calf.
Here's the first video of the Zoo's newest addition:
On a beautiful and busy day at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, the public got its first glimpse of Kilua, a baby okapi born on November 30, 2013 to mother Kuvua and father Kiloro. Kilua is the Cincinnati Zoo’s 15th okapi birth since 1989 but the first offspring from this couple.