Marie D. De Jesus—Houston Chronicle/AP
August 17, 2014 3:42 PM EDT

Kamili—this adorable baby giraffe—was born on Aug. 3 at the Houston Zoo, becoming the 10th animal in their herd. Check out her poised and graceful debut, just a few weeks after entering the world. She won’t stay that miniature size for long, though — newborn calves can nearly double their height in the first year of being born.

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