The Rothschild’s Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis rothschildi) is one of the most endangered giraffe subspecies with only a few hundred members in the wild.
A successful program is being conducted in the Giraffe Centre, Nairobi, Kenya, to help save these amazing animals.
The Rothschild’s subspecies is paler than other sub-species, the orange-brown patches are less jagged and sharp in shape and the connective channel is of a creamier hue compared to that seen on the Reticulated Giraffe. In addition, the Rothschild Giraffe displays no markings on the lower leg, giving the impression that it is wearing white stockings. They are also taller than other subspecies, measuring up to six metres tall (20 ft).
Canon 500D, zoom lens.