The Giraffes of Niger

A century ago, a map showing the distribution of giraffes in Africa would have been coloured from the Mediterranean coast to the South African, from the Atlantic Ocean to the Indian. Today these tall, quiet, stately creatures
of the savanna are seldom found north of the equator, and even more rarely in the western part of the continent. But Véronique Savigny discovered that there is an isolated population of giraffes that shares a small area of south-western Niger with the local people, and she went on their trail.

Publish DateAugust 30, 2021
Last UpdatedAugust 30, 2021
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