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Giraffe

Giraffa camelopardalis

Description:

The giraffe enclosure at the Reid Park Zoo. The first one seemed to be curious of the not-as-tall homosapien sporting a Nikon Coolpix photography box.

Habitat:

Reid Park Zoo.


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5 Comments

just giraffey thangs

Ivan Rodriguez
Ivan Rodriguez 7 years ago

Thanks for the notification! I was unaware that a) I knew its identity (I thought there could be other species; I am in no shape or form an expert on this creature) and b) that I did not provide that scientific name. But now it's all settled, thank you!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 7 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...

Ivan Rodriguez
Ivan Rodriguez 7 years ago

Thank you KatCuff and Karen! This giraffe was begging to be photographed, he didn't move that glance for around a whole minute while my camera struggled to focus in macro mode! :)

KarenL
KarenL 7 years ago

Great shot!

KatCuff
KatCuff 7 years ago

Nice portrait!

Ivan Rodriguez
Spotted by
Ivan Rodriguez

Tucson, Arizona, USA

Lat: 32.21, Long: -110.92

Spotted on Aug 8, 2011
Submitted on Jan 8, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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