ORLANDO, Fla. – Animal Kingdom guests were in for a treat today if they were on the Kilimanjaro Safari ride while a giraffe was giving birth.
Just after noon today, the WDW News Today Twitter account, @WDWNT, announced the giraffe was in labor.
Here’s video of the giraffe in labor on Kilimanjaro Safaris pic.twitter.com/2U79KGjpRU— WDW News Today (@WDWNT) January 14, 2019
A few hours later, the newest animal born at Animal Kingdom, Masai, had arrived.
"We’re thrilled to welcome the newest member of the Animal Kingdom Family! Mom, Mara, gave birth to a Masai giraffe calf today around 2 p.m. on the Kilimanjaro Safari Savanna. Mom and calf are bonding well and we hope to share more details soon!" a post on a Disney Facebook page reads.
If you're heading to Animal Kingdom anytime soon, be on the lookout for little Masai in the Kilimanjari Safari Savanna.