WATCH: Two giraffe calves born at West Midlands Safari Park

Standing tall – two Rothschild’s giraffes have been born at West Midland Safari Park.

WATCH: Two giraffe calves born at West Midlands Safari Park

There is one male calf and one female calf

The unnamed newborns are already 6ft tall and are the first successes of a breeding programme, which was put in place at the attraction, near Bewdley, three years ago.

The first new arrival was on August 9 while the second was on September 4. The news has boosted world-wide conservation efforts.

The CCTV footage shows footage of the yet-to-be-named female calf who was born at at around 10:53pm on September 4 after her mother, Akacia, went into labour at 8:15pm.

You can see two other giraffes in the video who are Strider, a non-paternal male - a calming influence on the others, and Bwindi, the five year old giraffe who is mother to the male calf born on 9 August.

Rothschild's giraffes are a rare species officially listed as endangered.

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