PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Philadelphia Zoo debuted a new baby giraffe this Tuesday. Baby Beau was born to Philadelphia Zoo’s giraffes Stella and Gus on Sunday, June 9th.READ MORE: Cherry Hill School District Psychologist Francesca Aldrich Helping Inspire, Connect Students Through Virtual Black History Month Book Club
This is the second offspring for Stella and Gus, who are also parents to seven-year-old Abigail, born at Philadelphia Zoo in July 2010. The calf will be on exhibit in the African Plains area at the Zoo.
Beau stands 5-foot seven-inches at birth and can weigh anywhere from 100-150lbs.MORE NEWS: Radnor School District Moves To Phase 1 Of COVID Plan, Full School Days For Kindergarten-5th Graders Begin Monday
The zoo is home to a family of four giraffes: 12-year-old Gus, 17-year-old Stella, their seven-year-old daughter Abigail and newborn Beau.