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How would you like to have to take up this pose every time you wanted a drink? This is when a young giraffe is at its most vulnerable as it takes time and effort to raise itself up, click its legs together and regain its balance. They will only drink if they think there are no predators nearby.
This image was taken in the Moremi Game Reserve in the Okavango Delta, Botswana
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