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Giraffe Born in Tupelo

TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI) – The Tupelo Buffalo Park and Zoo celebrates its newest arrival.

A bouncing baby giraffe came into the world at six o’clock Friday (11-30) morning.

The calf is a male, but so far he does not have a name.

The Buffalo park is holding a naming contest.

You can take part by visiting their facebook page or info@tupelobuffalopark.com .

This is the seventh giraffe born, at the zoo, to parents Tall Boy and Patches.

Baby giraffes typically stand about 6 feet tall and weigh 150 pounds, roughly the same size as a 16 year old Andrew Harrison.