Giraffes, the safari animal long taken for granted, are close to extinction — Quartz

Always towering among the tree tops, moving languidly through the bush, giraffes are usually the first animals spotted on safari. And yet, the world’s tallest land animal has become among the most rare, now facing extinction. The International Union for Conservation of Nature placed the giraffe on its red list of threatened species. In a…

via Giraffes, the safari animal long taken for granted, are close to extinction — Quartz

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