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Re: Giraffe

Unread post by Elsa » Thu Oct 31, 2013 4:37 pm

Another interesting sighting taken from our June Kruger trip was this road block of 9 giraffe walking up the road.
They weren't in any hurry to move off and we followed them at a distance for a long time.


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Re: Giraffe

Unread post by Carol g » Thu Oct 31, 2013 5:41 pm

Giraffe with the bone info very interesting thanks Elsa :gflower:
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Re: Giraffe

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Re: Giraffe

Unread post by RosemaryH » Thu Nov 05, 2015 8:28 am

Great contribution to our giraffe thread - thanks gerhardd :thumbs_up:
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Unread post by Garyd73 » Mon Dec 07, 2015 2:08 am

Love seeing Giraffes there isn't any other animal that looks anything like them, especially when drinking. Saw some running around once in Zimbabwe in open plains which was great to see.

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Interesting article about Giraffes - more than one species

Unread post by Horrace » Sat Sep 10, 2016 7:50 am

There are four species of giraffe, not one

I always thought that there was one species with some variants. Appears that this is not the case...

http://www.news24.com/Green/News/there- ... isapp=true



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Re: Interesting article about Giraffes - more than one species

Unread post by hilda » Sat Sep 10, 2016 8:01 am

Very interesting Horrace! Thanks for sharing! :clap: :clap:

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Re: Interesting article about Giraffes - more than one species

Unread post by Toddelelfe » Sat Sep 10, 2016 10:21 am

Same theme here on a deutsch / german news http://www.spiegel.de/wissenschaft/natu ... 11400.html
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Re: Interesting article about Giraffes - more than one species

Unread post by Horrace » Sat Sep 10, 2016 1:20 pm

It's these small facts that keep the park and nature in general interesting, not always the big 5


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Re: Interesting article about Giraffes - more than one species

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Sun Sep 11, 2016 5:15 am

Horrace, thanks for that. :thumbs_up: It is always great learning more about nature.
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Re: Interesting article about Giraffes - more than one species

Unread post by Hippotragus » Sun Sep 11, 2016 6:59 am

That is fascinating. Thank you, Horrace, for bringing it to our attention.

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