A few of the lucky people who visited the Memphis Zoo in Tennessee had a one-of-a-kind moment that they would probably never forget. They saw a female giraffe give birth to her very first cub, and all that touching moment was captured on camera!
The giraffe was only due a few days later, so no one from the zoo staff actually expected the moment to come as early as it just did. But fortunately, someone who was lucky enough to witness the event when it happened managed to record it as it all unfolded. In the short footage, you can see the mom searching for a perfect place to deliver her offspring. And once the baby makes his entrance into the world, mom’s powerful instincts instantly start to kick in and she assumes her role as a care provider with the kind of love and compassion only a mom can offer.
Thankfully, the baby was perfectly healthy so the zookeepers didn’t have to intervene, allowing the new mom and her baby to spend time bonding and enjoying each other’s precious company. It is always so heartwarming to witness a mother bonding with her baby this that unique way! You can watch the magical moment below!