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In The Press: Another giraffe floated to safety from island, in fourth successful rescue by Save Giraffes Now partners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Continuing the ongoing and complex rescue of giraffe from their flooded Kenyan island, partners of U.S.-based nonprofit Save Giraffes Now today floated another endangered Rothschild’s giraffe to safety on World Wildlife Day. The team successfully moved female giraffe Awala from her small island, which has been...

The Great Kenyan Giraffe Rescue

Atlas Obscura || It took a custom-built barge and a whole lot of patience to get these rare animals off a shrinking island. On a sunny day at Kenya’s Lake Baringo, a barge floated gently by. Its main passenger calmly munched on his favorite snack of acacia seed pods. At...

The stranded giraffes being rescued by raft

BBC || Giraffes are being rescued by raft in Kenya after the peninsula where they live was cut off by flooding, forming a new island.The eight Rothchild's giraffes being rehomed represent an estimated one percent of the increasingly rare species in the country, according to the charity Save Giraffes Now.This...


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