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Canon EOS 350D DIGITAL
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Mar 21, 2009, 10:55:18 AM
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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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:iconmmtreynolds:
MMTReynolds 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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:iconlittle-bug:
Yes, sure, just let me know, wanna see the result =D
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:iconmarcuscav:
marcuscav 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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:iconlittle-bug:
Hi there =) oh of course! Will be looking for the link! :aww:
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Doctaah Dec 24, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Great picture! So lovely giraffes :)
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:iconmasieblue:
beautiful.... the innocence of a child and her mother's love.... they look almost like statues!
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:iconlittle-bug:
Yea, that's so called animal's body language :aww:
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:iconcanon2010:
Canon2010 May 24, 2011
You've been featured here: [link] :D
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:iconr-i-v-a:
beautiful shot! :)
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