a video of the Zoo's veterinarian, Dr. Mike Nance, checking a
giraffe calf just days after his birth. He was assisted by Veterinary Assistant Rebecca Henry,
Assistant Collection Manager Allison Six, Mammal Keeper Elizabeth
Farmer, Mammal Keeper Erin Day, and Celia Falzone, the zoo's General
Curator. Pekua was given a quick physical, weighed, and
released outside with his parents for the first time. He
weighed 146 pounds and was 6 feet 2 inches tall.