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Prague ZOO Series III. by little-bug Prague ZOO Series III. by little-bug

Giraffa camelopardalis rothschildi
This baby-giraffe was born on 1.3.2009 :aww:



THANK YOU ALL FOR SUCH A LOT OF VIEWS, FAWS AND FOR YOUR LOVELY COMMENTS!
I'm afraid i can't thank each of you personally, but be sure i DO appreciate your support very much! :hug:

Learn more about ROTHSCHILD GIRAFFE
The Rothschild Giraffe, named after Tring Zoological Museum's founder, Lord Walter Rothschild, also known as the Baringo Giraffe, after the Lake Baringo area of Kenya, or as the Ugandan Giraffe, is the second most endangered giraffe subspecies with only a few hundred members. All of those that are living in the wild are in protected areas in Kenya and Uganda. (Recently it has been proposed that the Rothschild Giraffe is actually a separate species from other giraffes and not a giraffe subspecies.) While giraffes in general are classified as Lower Risk: Conservation Dependent, the Rothschild Giraffe is at particular risk of hybridisation, as the population is so limited in numbers. There are very few locations where the Rothschild Giraffe can be seen in the wild, with notable spots being Lake Nakuru National Park in Kenya and Murchison Falls National Park in Northern Uganda. There are various captive breeding programmes in place - most notably at The Giraffe Centre in Nairobi, Kenya, and at Woburn Safari Park in Bedfordshire, England - which aim to expand the genetic gene-pool in the wild population of the Rothschild Giraffe. (wikipedia)

OTHER PHOTOS FROM THE ZOO:
Prague ZOO series II. [link]
Prague ZOO series I. [link]




© 2010 Markéta Kousalová akka Little-Bug :bug:
please DO NOT use my photos without my permission
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MMTReynolds Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
May I use and slightly alter for a painting series going in a newborn's room? All credit will be given.
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little-bug Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2014
Yes, sure, just let me know, wanna see the result =D
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marcuscav Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
What a stunning photo.... would you allow me to paint it please? Promise to credit you. Thanks for considering.
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little-bug Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2012
Hi there =) oh of course! Will be looking for the link! :aww:
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Doctaah Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Great picture! So lovely giraffes :)
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Masieblue Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2011
beautiful.... the innocence of a child and her mother's love.... they look almost like statues!
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little-bug Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2011
Yea, that's so called animal's body language :aww:
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Canon2010 Featured By Owner May 24, 2011
You've been featured here: [link] :D
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R-i-v-a Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2011
beautiful shot! :)
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little-bug Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2011
thank you!
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Janush1 Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2011
Wow, wow, wow, it is so cute! :-* :)
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Velvet-Paw Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
#BabyAnimals has featured you in a News Article to help bring recognition to your adorable baby animal work and also to bring more attention to the group as well. Please consider :+favlove: the News Article to help spread the news article feature to a wider audience on deviantART to see and to enjoy. :aww:
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little-bug Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2010
Wow! Thank u so much for feautring me in your article, i do appreciate it very much! :heart: :hug:
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Velvet-Paw Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
You have to thank =WildByDesign he wrote the article, I only informed those who got featured. ;)
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Dizzyatdizumnl Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2010
Thank you for the photo and the explanation about the threat to their survival.
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meihua Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2010
So cute! Great capture!
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little-bug Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2010
yea they are :aww: thank u!
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k-a-d-a-t-h Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
beautiful shot :)
:clap: :clap:
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little-bug Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2009
thank u :aww:
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xSweetFancy Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2009
AWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW!
:giggle: :giggle: :giggle: :giggle: :faint:
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ichbinnichtdu Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2009
this is so cute .) i really like it. One of the best giraffe photo i ever saw .)
(sorry for my bad english- i'm german ,) )
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little-bug Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2009
Hi there, thank u very much for your support, i'm so glad you like it :hug:
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Canon EOS 350D DIGITAL
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Mar 21, 2009, 10:55:18 AM
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