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Masai Giraffe

Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi

Description:

Masai, as evidenced by its coat pattern. Alternate names are Kilimanjaro giraffe and Maasai giraffe, and they're actually the largest subspecies, with males hitting about 6 m in height.

Habitat:

Kenya and Tanzania and that's about it.

Notes:

Baby Masai giraffe born July 2012 at the Houston Zoo. Isn't he just the sweetest?!

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MeredithNudo
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MeredithNudo

Houston, Texas, USA

Lat: 29.72, Long: -95.39

Spotted on Nov 24, 2012
Submitted on Nov 24, 2012

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