Giraffa camelopardalis antiquorum

The giraffe is the largest terrestrial mammal in the world.

WEIGHT : 800 to 1500 kg

FOOD : With no upper incisors, it uses its tongue and lips to feed.

THREATS : Poaching, habitat destruction.

RED LIST : Critically endangered.

ECO-GESTURE : Prefer trips organised by members of ATES* or ATR**
*Association pour le Tourisme Durable et Solidaire
** Agir pour un Tourisme Responsable

Family : Girafidae
Habits : female groups and solitary males
Gestation : 15 months
Litter : 1 baby
Longevity : 20 to 25 years
CITES : Appendix IIB