Katie the giraffe gives birth at Dallas Zoo

The Dallas Zoo and television channel Animal Planet live streamed the birth of a baby giraffe on Friday.

Katie the giraffe gave birth just after 6 p.m. in front of a digital audience around the world.

The baby was moving shortly after the birth and zoo officials said it appeared mom and baby were doing well.

Labor lasted less than an hour, which was shorter than expected.

Eight cameras were installed in a stall at the zoo for people to watch the baby's birth.

People kept up with the developments using #TeamKatie.


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