Giraffe Born at San Francisco Zoo
Twin male giraffe calves were born at the San Francisco Zoo, Aug. 26, 2014. One has survived. Twin reticulated giraffe births are extremely rare, in fact, this is only the tenth recorded live birth of both twins in zoos worldwide. The surviving calf was born at approximately 100 pounds and 5'6" tall, and was immediately healthy, alert, and nursing.