Reticulated Giraffe

Reticulated giraffe

The reticulated giraffe is a subspecies, with an instantly recognizable pattern. Found in Somalia, southern Ethiopia and northern Kenya. there are currently 8500 remaining in the wild. In just the last 20 years, the population has fallen from 36,000 a reduction of over 75%. Lakipia Plateau and Samburu National Reserve are the two reserves where it is easiest to see this species in the wild.

They are similar enough to other giraffe species to be able to interbreed.

This is the subspecies of giraffe which David Schwimmer voices in Madagascar.

See Animals Wild