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Baby giraffes are called calves. A calf can stand and walk about an hour after it is born, and it begins exploring vegetation within a week. More »

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A baby giraffe is called a calf. This name for the newborn or young form of an animal is applied to many quadruped land mammals, such as oxen and cow. More »

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A baby giraffe is about 6 1/2 feet tall at birth and weighs about 220 pounds. A baby giraffe is called a calf, and the gestation time for giraffes is about 15 months. More »

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