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Meet Georgetta the giraffe, the newest 5-foot-tall baby at Utah’s Hogle Zoo

Sep 22, 2018 - The Salt Lake Tribune

Georgetta, a baby giraffe born Monday at Utah’s Hogle Zoo, made her first public appearance Friday.

Georgetta was born Monday, Sept. 17, at 333 a.m., to Pogo, a 16-year-old giraffe. She was 150 pounds at birth, and over 5 feet tall, zoo officials said.

Pogo had Georgetta cleaned up, and the baby was standing up and nursing within an hour. By Thursday, three days later, she was 5′9″ and 163 pounds.

This is the third time Pogo has given birth, and it was a relatively easy b...