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Maasai Giraffe

Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi

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12 Comments

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 4 years ago

You're welcome Cindy! We hope you're well and we'd love to see more picture from you!

CindyCor
CindyCor 4 years ago

Thank-you for the honor of having my photo chosen as the spotting of the day for "World Giraffe Day".

YAY !!!!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 4 years ago

Congratulations Cindy, your beautiful Masai giraffe have been chosen as Spotting of the Day for World Giraffe Day!

"Today is World Giraffe Day, and these beautiful Maasai Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi) are ourSpotting of the Day! World Giraffe Day is an annual event initiated by the Giraffe Conservation Foundation to celebrate the tallest living terrestrial animal on 21 June 21st every year. Currently the IUCN recognizes only one species of giraffe with nine subspecies, whereas research based on mitochondrial and nuclear DNA has suggested up to eight distinct species. Giraffe have recently been listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. It is estimated that fewer than 100,000 giraffe remaining in all of Africa. The number of Masai giraffe alone has dropped by more than half in the last 30 years. Find out more here: http://buff.ly/2sScz6s ".

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Apple
Apple 9 years ago

No problem, thank you for the lovely photos. I have put you on my following list because I am just in awe of some of your amazing spottings.

CindyCor
CindyCor 9 years ago

Apple , Thank-you for the lovely compliment !!!

Apple
Apple 9 years ago

This is one of my all-time favorite photos on the site!

windmustache
windmustache 9 years ago

Great!

Wild Things
Wild Things 9 years ago

Welcome.

CindyCor
CindyCor 9 years ago

SatyenMehta .... Thank you so much !!!

Wild Things
Wild Things 9 years ago

Super pics.

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 9 years ago

Love the picture of the babies

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago

Mind-blowing picture, an extraordinary picture snapped by you, CindyCorcoran,
It seems like they are well trained and were posed for a perfect picture.

CindyCor
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CindyCor

Narok, Kenya

Spotted on Aug 12, 2008
Submitted on Dec 5, 2011

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