curious rothschild giraffe, giraffes of uganda
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 most endangered of giraffe subspecies, with around forty believed to exist in the wild. 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.
|City||Murchison Falls||Weather||Cloudy, Rain|
|Activity||Game drive||Tour||GAP (Great Adventure People)|
|Model||Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi||Width||2592|
|Height||3888||Flash||Off, Did not fire|
|White Bal.||Auto||Program||Aperture-priority AE|
|Altitude||72.19767763 m||File Size||7.0 MB|