Magnificent to behold and fabulously slow-mo when on the run.
The Kordofan and Nubian varieties of giraffe, which number less than 4,650, were described by the International Union of Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in November 2018, as being just one stage from extinction, following the addition of some subspecies of giraffe to the ‘critically endangered’ list.
Masai giraffes, photographed here, whose numbers have dropped alarmingly by 50% over the past thirty years.
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