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Abilene Zoo officials give update on pregnant giraffe

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ABILENE, Texas - Punk, the 16-year-old pregnant giraffe at the Abilene Zoo, is spending a lot of time at the feeding deck lately.

We got an update on her condition from zoo officials Monday afternoon. They expect she'll give birth sometime between now and November.

It's such a wide time frame because they're not sure when she got pregnant.

Zookeepers say she's healthy and weighs in at nearly 2,000 pounds -- about 250 pounds heavier than she normally weighs.

Zookeepers are still training her for hands-on exams and getting her used to an ultrasound.

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