3-Minute Vacation: See Birth and First Steps of Baby Giraffe

If you're snowed in today, watching the latest weather forecasts with increasing dismay, consider this: at least you aren't giving birth to a giraffe.

Okay, this isn't a tropical 3-minute vacation, but a 6-minute video showing baby giraffe Zahra being born, struggling to stand up, and finally succeeding. WARNING: this video isn't for everyone.

At birth (October 2009, in Indiana) Zahra weighed 137 pounds and stood 6' 1". Her mother Zuri was pregnant with her for 15 months!

So compared to Zuri and Zahra, are you having a tiring day? :)

Comments (1)

  • Anonymous

    Wow, what a great way to take a break from the craziness of the day. Very cool!

    Feb 01, 2011

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