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.

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Witten the giraffe (Dallas Zoo)

The calf, born last month, was named after Jason Witten, the Dallas Cowboys legendary tight end who retired days before the calf’s birth.

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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.

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Witten makes his public debut on Thursday!