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West African giraffe - Wikipedia


The West African giraffe, Niger giraffe or Nigerian giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis peralta) is a subspecies of the Northern giraffe distinguished by its light colored ...

West African Giraffe | African Wildlife Foundation


Before World War I, West African Giraffes lived throughout the Sahel and Savanna regions of West Africa. However, due to extreme population decrease, they ...

West African Giraffe - Giraffe Facts and Information


The West African Giraffe can weigh up to 2,800 pounds and be from 16 to 19 feet tall. They are also called the Nigerian Giraffe due to the fact that is where most ...

Giraffe Facts for Kids - Animal Fact Guide


Giraffes live primarily in savanna areas in the sub-Saharan region of Africa. Their extreme height allows them to eat leaves and shoots located much higher than ...

Giraffe Facts & Photos - Live Science


Oct 28, 2014 ... Giraffes tower over Africa's plains. These tall animals are identified by their long necks, equally long and spindly legs, and spotted coats.

Unique Facts about Africa: Giraffe - Sheppard Software


Native to Africa, the giraffe is related to deer and cattle, but is placed in a separate family, the Giraffidae, consisting only of the giraffe and its closest relative, the ...

FAQs - GiraffeConservation.org


GCF and partners collected almost 200 DNA samples from most major giraffe populations across Africa. These new finding will inform the future of giraffe ...

Giraffe Facts: Animals Of Africa - WorldAtlas.com


Aug 16, 2016 ... Giraffe Facts: Animals Of Africa Giraffes' claims as being the tallest terrestrial animals today are facilitated by their exceptionally long necks.

Giraffes under Threat: Populations Down 40 Percent in Just 15 Years


Nov 24, 2014 ... When conservationists have paid attention to giraffes, some populations have responded well. For example, the West African giraffe (G.c. ...

In pictures: Necks on the line - saving the West African giraffe ...


Feb 15, 2010 ... West African or Nigerian giraffes ( Giraffa camelopardalis peralta) look smart in the desert of southern Niger. The species has been a rare ...