Baby Akili was born at the Memphis Zoo on Thursday, expanding the zoo’s giraffe family to seven. Although born outside in public view, Akili will be kept inside until the weather warms. She was 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighed 125 lbs at birth.
Her name is Swahili for intelligent.
Read more about baby Akili at The Commercial Appeal.
Read more about giraffes at Animal Fact Guide.