Giraffe Portrait I   by Alison M

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Zoo of Acadiana

This guy is a friendly fellow. Always wanders over for a chat and photo session. Think I’ll sneak him a snack next time.

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Giraffe Fun Fact:

“Ancient Romans called giraffes “camelopards,” describing them as hybrid animals with camel bodies and leopard spots. The giraffe’s species name, camelopardalis, includes this name."


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  • AndyReeve
    AndyReevealmost 4 years ago

    Great shot. What’s it saying….“Could I have a cup of tea?”.

  • Thanks :) It was almost 4:00!

    – Alison M

  • Elaine123
    Elaine123almost 4 years ago

    Thank you for submitting your work in
    Pets Need A Hug

  • Thank you for the feature! :)))

    – Alison M

  • Helen Akerstrom Photography
    Helen Akerstro...almost 4 years ago


  • Wow!! Thank you for the feature!!

    – Alison M

  • Rosehaven
    Rosehavenalmost 4 years ago

    Precious capture , congratulations on your feature !

  • Thanks so much! :))

    – Alison M

  • cdcantrell
    cdcantrellalmost 4 years ago

    Awesome shot!

  • Thank you! :)

    – Alison M

  • D.M. Mucha
    D.M. Muchaover 2 years ago

    Well captured!

  • Thank you! :)

    – Alison M

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