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Sometimes all a baby needs is a little encouragement from mom to get them going!

It took very little time for Desi Jr. to get on his feet and start walking especially with a great mom like Lucy at his side.

Catch more cute moments like this on #LaborLive, and if you miss a birth or first steps be sure to check out our highlights page!

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Masai Giraffe Calf Tumbles Into the World

On April 14, Jamala, a 16 year-old Masai Giraffe, gave birth to a calf at Safari West in California. The calf, named Phoenix, was born on the eve of the total lunar eclipse, making the birth all the more unique and exciting for the zoo. He made a happy landing after his first six-foot plunge to the ground, and was standing on those spindly legs just half an hour later.

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