MIAMI (WSVN) - A pair of baby giraffes have made their South Florida debut at Zoo Miami.

For the first time since being born earlier this month, two babies walked out into an exhibit at Zoo Miami with their mothers, Wednesday.

The newborns had been kept inside a specialized area where they could bond with the moms and be introduced to their herd.

Both babies weighed more than 100 pounds at birth.

According to Zoo Miami, the status of giraffes in the wild has recently been elevated from a “species of least concern” to “vulnerable” by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature due to significant reductions in their populations over the last several years.

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