Baby animals at the zoo

This handout photo received Oct. 23 2006 shows a six-foot-tall, 110-pound baby giraffe(R), born on Oct. 7, 2006 at Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park in <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100410090000" title="Lake Buena Vista" href="/topic/us/florida/orange-county-%28florida%29/lake-buena-vista-PLGEO100100410090000.topic">Lake Buena Vista</a>, Fla. Aibuni(L) a 9-year-old giraffe, gave birth to the healthy baby girl. The calf was Aibuni's first. Both the calf, who is named Imara (which means OstrongO in Swahili), and Aibuni are expected to rejoin their herd on Disney's Animal Kingdom savannah in the next few weeks. This was the fourth giraffe birth at Disney's Animal Kingdom and the fifth overall at the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEHST002298" title="Walt Disney" href="/topic/entertainment/walt-disney-PEHST002298.topic">Walt Disney</a> World Resort (one was born at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge). Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park and Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge are accredited by the (American Zoo and Aquarium Assocation(AZA).

( GENE DUNCAN, AFP/Getty Images / October 23, 2006 )

This handout photo received Oct. 23 2006 shows a six-foot-tall, 110-pound baby giraffe(R), born on Oct. 7, 2006 at Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Aibuni(L) a 9-year-old giraffe, gave birth to the healthy baby girl. The calf was Aibuni's first. Both the calf, who is named Imara (which means OstrongO in Swahili), and Aibuni are expected to rejoin their herd on Disney's Animal Kingdom savannah in the next few weeks. This was the fourth giraffe birth at Disney's Animal Kingdom and the fifth overall at the Walt Disney World Resort (one was born at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge). Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park and Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge are accredited by the (American Zoo and Aquarium Assocation(AZA).

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