ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - The Albuquerque BioPark welcomed a new addition Saturday somewhat to the surprise of zoo staff.
June the giraffe gave birth to a girl just after 10 a.m., and the timing caught the zoo off-guard.
"Keepers were doing morning checks, let them out, and noticed that she was starting labor so let everybody know what was going on," zoo veterinarian Ralph Zimmerman said. "Generally she takes a couple of hours, but she went pretty quick this time."
The baby girl has not been given a name just yet.
This weekend is a great opportunity to see the baby giraffe and her mom-- because BioPark admission is half-off.
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