Giraffe

Reticulated Giraffe

Scientific Name

Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata

Range

Africa, south of the Sahara

What do they eat?

Herbivore; leaves, shoots, branches, bark

Status

Vulnerable to Extinction

Lifespan

The median lifespan is in the teens. Some individuals have lived into their 20s.

Conservation Threats

Habitat degradation and poaching


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