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Kenya: Nine endangered giraffes rescued from sinking island using makeshift boat

Rising water levels have forced relocation of critically endangered giraffes to Kenya’s mainland from a sinking island. Nine giraffes were floated on a specially designed barge separately over Lake Baringo, a video of the complex operation showed. Sixty empty drums were used to build the barge and its sides were reinforced to prevent the lanky […]

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World’s only known white giraffe fitted with GPS to save it from poachers

The world’s only known white giraffe has been fitted with a GPS tracking device in an effort to protect him from poachers in Kenya. The unique creature now stands alone after a female and her calf were killed by poachers in March. The GPS tracking device, secured to one of the animal’s horns, will give […]

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Bali zoo names newborn baby giraffe Corona

A Bali zoo has named a baby giraffe Corona in honour of her birth during the global pandemic. The calf was born on April 9 to mother Sophie and father Matadi, joining two other siblings at Bali Safari Park on the Indonesian holiday island. A video released by the zoo showed the calf being born […]

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Poachers kill rare white giraffe and her calf in Kenya

Social media erupted in anger after poachers killed Kenya’s only female white giraffe and her calf. The Northern Rangelands Trust (@NRT_Kenya) shared the news on their Twitter handle along with a release. The caption said, “SAD NEWS: @IshaqbiniHirola Community Conservancy, Garissa County loses two famous white giraffes to poachers.” SAD NEWS😢: @IshaqbiniHirola Community Conservancy, Garissa […]