Kansas City Zoo's new baby giraffe now has a name

Posted at 3:38 PM, Oct 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-08 16:38:05-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The newest baby animal at the Kansas City Zoo now has a name. 

A donor named the two-week-old giraffe Maxwell, the zoo said in a news release. The male calf was born on Sept. 30 to first-time mother Makali.

Maxwell is spending time with his mother before going outside to the African Plains exhibit, but he can be seen on the zoo’s live webcam

Maxwell is the second baby giraffe born at the zoo this year. In February, the zoo welcomed a female calf, Dixie, whose mother is Lizzie.