The West African giraffe, Niger giraffe or Nigerian giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis
peralta) is a subspecies of the Northern giraffe distinguished by its light colored ...
Before World War I, West African Giraffes lived throughout the Sahel and
Savanna regions of West Africa. However, due to extreme population decrease,
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 ...
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.
Sep 8, 2016 ... HONOLULU, HawaiiSchoolchildren worldwide may now have more African
animals to memorize: Four species of giraffe could roam the ...
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 ...
With a little more than 400 West African giraffe (G. c. peralta) remaining in the
wild, this subspecies of the northern giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) is in urgent ...
private sector, if this quintessential African species is to have a future in the wild.
Written by the Giraffe Conservation Foundation (GCF) and produced with the ...
Currently there are nine recognised subspecies of giraffe in Africa. All subspecies
live in geographically distinct areas across Africa and while some of the ...
Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered D ver 3.1. Year Published: 2008. Date
Assessed: 2008-06-30. Assessor(s): Fennessy, J. & Brown, D. Reviewer(s) ...