MOSELEY, Va. (AP) -- A male giraffe born at the Metro Richmond Zoo has made its public debut.
The unnamed giraffe was released with his mother in a fenced yard for viewing by visitors Friday at the zoo in Chesterfield County.
Scores of onlookers watched the birth of the calf Monday before he was placed in a private building.
Zoo owner Jim Andelin tells the Richmond Times-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1hxNi5j) that the calf appeared nervous at first after being released, then started running circles around the yard.
He says the pair will be placed into a larger yard with other giraffes soon.
Information from: Richmond Times-Dispatch, http://www.timesdispatch.com
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