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giraffe of South Africa

Description:

SA

Habitat:

SA

1 Species ID Suggestions

South African Giraffe
Giraffa camelopardalis giraffa


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7 Comments

AshleyT
AshleyT 9 years ago

I do not believe this is a wild giraffe. If you had looked at the patterns for the subspecies, you would have seen this is a reticulated giraffe, which is found in Kenya. The South African giraffe looks nothing like this. I think their title of "Giraffe of south africa" is simply saying they saw it in South Africa.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giraffe#Sub...

sarahaw1981
sarahaw1981 9 years ago

The iPhone app did not show any details for this sighting so I added them.

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 10 years ago

Hi there. Since you know the identity of your organism, please go ahead and fill in the scientific name field. This allows the spotting to fully enter the database and become complete, letting groups and individuals use the data and find your spotting. It also takes the spotting off the "unidentified" list. Thank you!

Here's a great Project Noah blog entry that explains the spotting process:

http://blog.projectnoah.org/post/2870249...

Jeannette
Jeannette 10 years ago

Wow :)

Smith'sZoo
Smith'sZoo 10 years ago

special angle! great spot!

ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland 10 years ago

Wow!! Great perspective!!

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 10 years ago

Lots of artistry in this photo. Is the giraffe captive? Please give the community some information on this spotting in the places provided. Thanks!

milo
Spotted by
milo

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Spotted on Apr 15, 2012
Submitted on Apr 15, 2012

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