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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
GCF and partners collected almost 200 DNA samples from most major giraffe
populations across Africa. These new finding will inform the future of giraffe ...
Aug 16, 2016 ... Giraffe Facts: Animals Of Africa Giraffes' claims as being the tallest terrestrial
animals today are facilitated by their exceptionally long necks.
Nov 24, 2014 ... When conservationists have paid attention to giraffes, some populations have
responded well. For example, the West African giraffe (G.c. ...
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 ...