CUMBERLAND, OH (WCMH) — The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium announced that a male Masai giraffe calf was born at The Wilds on July 10. 

The birth was visible to guests who were on an open air safari tour at The Wilds.

The calf is reportedly strong and staying close to his mother.

The zoo says the calf’s mother, Lulu, is a first-time mother. She was born at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden in 2012. 

The calf’s father, Raha, was born at the Los Angeles Zoo in April 2006.

The calf may be visible to guests on both Wildside and Open-Air Safari Tours. 

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