WATCH: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo welcomes new baby giraffe

Posted at 7:34 PM, Jun 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-04 21:34:44-04

The time has finally come! 20-year-old Muziki of the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is in active labor Monday night!

The zoo sent out an alert with a live link to their birth cam. Two giraffes are expecting at the zoo, as Muziki’s expected due date was in late May or early April.

Fellow mom-to-be 10-year-old Laikipia was also due around the same time. The birthing stall is equipped with six inches of sand to cushion the fall when the babies are born!

The zoo says the giraffe calves can fall nearly six feet when they’re born. The first thing viewers will see is the two front hooves emerging from the giraffe mom. 

The new member of the herd will be giraffe calf 200!