Baby Giraffe's Debut at Dallas Zoo Moved to Thursday

The three-week old is named after recently retired Cowboys tight end Jason Witten

Just weeks after one famous Witten in Dallas retired, another one will debut.

A three-week-old giraffe calf named Witten, in honor of recently retired Cowboys tight end Jason Witten, will make his first public appearance Thursday at 10:15 a.m., the Dallas Zoo announced Sunday.

His debut, which was pushed back three days due to rain, will come in the giraffe feeding yard.

Witten was born on April 25, and was standing, walking and nursing less than 45 minutes after birth. He is the second calf for his mother, Chrystal.

Chrystal and other members of the herd will join Witten for his debut, with more regular appearances to follow as the calf acclimates to the herd.

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