DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The public is a day away from getting its first in-person look at the Dallas Zoo’s newest addition.
The zoo shared some new video of Witten the giraffe calf on Wednesday.READ MORE: 'Wow, There Goes The Ground': North Texan Wally Funk Shares Story Of Her Dream Journey Into Space
The calf, born last month, was named after Jason Witten, the Dallas Cowboys legendary tight end who retired days before the calf’s birth.READ MORE: Texas' Latest COVID-19 Wave Climbing Steeper Than Past Waves, State Health Leaders Say
Witten is now six-feet tall and weighs 185 pounds. That’s the giraffe, not the former player.
He’s still a little bit smaller than his namesake but that will change soon.MORE NEWS: 11 Dead, More Than A Dozen Injured After Overloaded Van Carrying Migrants Crashes In South Texas
Witten makes his public debut on Thursday!