World Giraffe Day

Poster: Giraffe in Downtown Las Vegas (Some rights reserved) World Giraffe Day – giraffeconservation.org – is an annual event initiated by Giraffe Conservation Foundation (@Save_Giraffe) to celebrate the longest-necked animal on June 21, the longest day or night of the year (depending on which hemisphere you live). Hashtags: #WorldGiraffeDay, #DiaMundialdelaJirafa This annual event creates awareness, raises …

Giraffes

Photo: lukas.b0 (Some rights reserved) Wikipedia: the giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) is an African even-toed ungulate mammal, the tallest of all extant land-living animal species, and the largest ruminant. In the past 15 years, the population has plummeted from 140,000 in the mid 1990s. About 68,000 giraffe remain in the wild according to International Fund for …

Giraffes Links

Photo: Ron Mader, Unexpected giraffe (Some rights reserved) Links related to giraffes Recommended ListeningGiraffes – the forgotten megafauna – Conservationists are putting renewed energy into saving the giraffe, whose population has plummeted by 40 percent in just 16 years… there are just 80 thousand left. This rapid loss has prompted the creation of the Giraffe …

How to move a giraffe (2018)

Google Maps Following up on some interesting tweets and stories about a fascinating roadtrip in Australia from the nation’s capital Canberra to the Sunshine coast near Brisbane. What caught our eye was the roadtripper – a young giraffe named Kebibi. Questions What is Kebibi’s history? What was the route taken during the roadtrip? Where do …