Giraffes are cool!

Giraffes are one of the most recognizable animals in the world. What makes giraffes cool, and why do people love them? Let’s find out!

Fascinating facts!

Breaking news…

Scientists learn new things about giraffes all the time! Until the 21st century people thought that there was only one species of giraffe in Africa, the only continent where giraffes live in the wild. Using genetics, researchers are discovering that there are actually several giraffe species! The science suggests there are unique giraffe species in West Africa, East Africa, and southern Africa. Kenya, in East Africa, is the center of giraffe diversity – three species of giraffes live in Kenya!

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Activity book for young giraffe lovers! (Ages 3-7)

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English version
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Swahili version

Giraffe pattern matching game: test your skills!

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Ages 3-8

Visit the Giraffe Spot – home to all things giraffe!

This post was written as part of the 2021 celebration of World Giraffe Week, brought to you in partnership with the Anne Innis Dagg Foundation and the Wild Nature Institute.

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