giraffes

Lions, chimpanzees among 34 endangered species to receive special protection

Lions, chimpanzees among 34 endangered species to receive special protection

 These species were selected to receive heightened conservation efforts at the Conservation of Migratory Species (CMS) conference that just concluded in Manila.

Oct 29, 2017, 19:01 PM IST
Footage of rare white giraffes spotted in Kenya will awe you! - Watch

Footage of rare white giraffes spotted in Kenya will awe you! - Watch

Villagers near the forest alerted rangers of Hirola Conservation Program, who took a video of these rare species and published it on YouTube in August.

Sep 16, 2017, 13:30 PM IST

Giraffes hum to each other at night

Researchers have discovered that giraffes may communicate with each other by humming at low frequencies in the night.

Sep 21, 2015, 17:58 PM IST

How giraffes stay upright on `spindly legs` revealed

A highly specialized ligament structure has been identified by the researchers at the Royal Veterinary College that is thought to prevent giraffes` legs from collapsing under the immense weight of these animals.

Jul 04, 2014, 12:40 PM IST

Aging male giraffes `turn black not gray`

When male giraffes reach about 9.4 years of age, their once light spots darken to become coal-black.

Apr 15, 2012, 15:33 PM IST

West Africa`s last giraffes make surprising comeback

A crisp African dawn is breaking overhead, and Zibo Mounkaila is on the back of a pickup truck bounding across a sparse landscape of rocky orange soil.

Nov 08, 2009, 22:11 PM IST