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Tied Win in the Black Background Challenge in the All Things Photographic group

SPOTLIGHT of the week in the Baby Animals group

3RD Place in the Baby Animals and their Families challenge in the First Things group

Featured in the Canon DSLR group
Featured in the Giraffes the Long and Short of It group
Featured in the Photography 101 group
Featured in Contrasting Perceptions group
Featured in the Beauty Of Nature group
Featured in the Antlers, Racks and Other Horned Animals group
Featured in the All Soft and Cuddlies group
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Featured in the All Things Photographic group
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Featured in the Baby Animals group

Top Tenner in the Giraffes the Long and Short of It group Close Up and Personal Challenge
Top Tenner in the Wildlife on Black Background Challenge in the Amazing Wildlife group

Female Giraffe and her calf in captivity UK
Highly Endangered

Shot with Canon 5d and Canon 100-400mm L lens

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calf, captivity, endangered, female, francophotos, giraffe, mammal, mother, sold, wildlife, franco de luca calce

Wildlife Photographer UK

All shots are taken in captivity from behind bars or glass unless otherwise stated

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Comments

  • Cheyenne
    Cheyenneover 5 years ago

    Wonderful picture. :) I love this :)

  • Cheyenne
    Cheyenneover 5 years ago

    Endangered? I didn’t know they were. You know, I look at this picture and they look the same, their facial expressions look almost identical. :)

  • Yes unfortunatley they are highly endangered in the wild!

    Yes you can certainly tell they are mother and calf!
    Thanks for favouriting

    – Franco De Luca Calce

  • Tracy Faught
    Tracy Faughtover 5 years ago

    I LOVE this shot! Magic capture! ;]

  • Thank you again Tracy I`m really pleased that you like it and thanks for the fave!

    – Franco De Luca Calce

  • ebonyjane
    ebonyjaneover 5 years ago

    thats awsome

  • Thanks again and for the fave!

    – Franco De Luca Calce

  • Andrew Paranavitana
    Andrew Paranav...over 5 years ago

    This is awesome! Love the balance between mother and little one. There’s another giraffe group out there that would love this one Franco!

  • Paola Svensson
    Paola Svenssonover 5 years ago

    Beautiful capture! Great lighting and composition.

  • Thank you for favouriting!

    – Franco De Luca Calce

  • Cora Wandel
    Cora Wandelabout 5 years ago

    Beautiful work, I love animal photography, and this mother and child are adorable!

  • Helen  Tyralik
    Helen Tyralikabout 5 years ago

    Wonderful image.

  • kathy s gillentine
    kathy s gillen...about 5 years ago

    congratulations on being featured in the Canon DSLR group
    your hosts at Canon DSLR

  • Lindsay Woolnough (Oram)
    Lindsay Woolno...about 5 years ago

    Awww so cute

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