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Giraffe

Giraffe

Giraffa camelopardis
 
Status: Least concern (IUCN)
Range: Central, Southern, and East Africa, limited parts of West Africa
There are three sub-species of giraffe represented at the Wilds: Masai, reticulated, and Rothschild’s. The Wilds is involved in a regional cooperative effort that focuses on Masai, characterized by a leafy shaped spot pattern. The other two have spots with a more defined edge.