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Giraffe Silhouette - Golden Life A sub-adult Giraffe bull silhouette against a brilliant, golden sunset sky.  <br />
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As we all know, the Sun represents life, as do Water and all the other elements that create Nature in life never-ending.  Even if we doubt it, life will find a way through adversity and challenges aplenty.  <br />
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This photograph is of my favorite &quot;silhouette&quot; animal, the Giraffe.  Not to be confused with anything else, the iconic long neck and pose is, and will remain, classic.   Geotagged,Giraffa camelopardalis,Giraffe,Namibia,Winter,animal,antelope,beautiful,dusk,fantastic,gold,golden,horns,icon,iconic,inspire,magnificent,majestic,mammal,neck Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Giraffe Silhouette - Golden Life

A sub-adult Giraffe bull silhouette against a brilliant, golden sunset sky.

As we all know, the Sun represents life, as do Water and all the other elements that create Nature in life never-ending. Even if we doubt it, life will find a way through adversity and challenges aplenty.

This photograph is of my favorite "silhouette" animal, the Giraffe. Not to be confused with anything else, the iconic long neck and pose is, and will remain, classic.

    comments (6)

  1. I love both your giraffe photos, but this one goes on the homepage. Stunning! Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thank you very much Ferdy. As always, a great honor. Posted 4 years ago
  2. Superb capture well done!! Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thanks a lot Garry, really appreciate it. Posted 4 years ago
  3. magnificent! :) Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thank you John. One of those "simple" moments that turned out "golden". Posted 4 years ago

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The giraffe is an African even-toed ungulate mammal, the tallest living terrestrial animal and the largest ruminant. Its specific name refers to its camel-like face and patches of color on a light background, which bear a vague resemblance to a leopard's spots. The giraffe is also noted for its extremely long neck and legs and prominent horns. It stands 5–6 m tall and has an average weight of 1,200 kg for males and 830 kg for females. It is classified under the family Giraffidae, along with.. more

Similar species: Even-toed Ungulates
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Uploaded Apr 13, 2015. Captured Jul 23, 2014 17:30 in D2874, Namibia.
  • Canon EOS REBEL T2i
  • f/8.0
  • 1/3158s
  • ISO200
  • 500mm