Best Earth Images of the Week - June 15, 2012

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Credit: Amiee Stubbs
Margarita the giraffe just gave birth to a female calf at the Nashville Zoo on Sunday, June 10. Just four days old, the baby giraffe already stands 6 feet,…Read More »

2 inches tall (1.9 meters) and weighs about 160 pounds (73 kilograms).

Mother and calf are doing well and are currently off exhibit, the zoo said. Zoo officials plan to carefully monitor the baby's development and will make a decision on her public debut in the coming weeks.

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