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Whoa, baby! April's newborn giraffe calf measures 5 feet, 9 inches tall

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At birth, April the giraffe's baby boy is already a tall drink of water. 

The giraffe calf that was anxiously anticipated by viewers around the world got a thorough checkup from a vet on Sunday, his second day of life.

The adorable little guy stands 5 feet, 9 inches tall and weighs 129 pounds, Animal Adventure Park reports. His weight dropped in the first 24 hours, which is typical, the zoo said. 

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