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Portrait of a Somali Giraffe This is a close-up of a Somali or Reticulated Giraffe, originating from Kenia, Somalia and Ethiopia. This one was captured in a wildlife resort in Germany though... Artiodactyla,Geotagged,Germany,Giraffa camelopardalis,Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata,Giraffe,Mammals,Reticulated giraffe,Ruminantia Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Portrait of a Somali Giraffe

This is a close-up of a Somali or Reticulated Giraffe, originating from Kenia, Somalia and Ethiopia. This one was captured in a wildlife resort in Germany though...

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  1. Nice one, I like the composition and lighting. Posted 7 years ago

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The reticulated giraffe , also known as the Somali giraffe, is a subspecies of giraffe native to Somalia, southern Ethiopia, and northern Kenya. Reticulated giraffes can interbreed with other giraffe subspecies in captivity or if they come into contact with populations of other subspecies in the wild.

The reticulated giraffe is among the most well-known of the nine giraffe subspecies. Together with the Rothschild giraffe, it is by far the giraffe most commonly seen in zoos. Its coat consists.. more

Similar species: Even-toed Ungulates
Species identified by Joe Spandrusyszyn
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Uploaded Oct 1, 2012. Captured Aug 22, 2012 13:11 in Am Safaripark 1, 29693 Hodenhagen, Germany.
  • NIKON D50
  • f/5.0
  • 10/10000s
  • 200mm