The young Giraffe Niek, here 4 months old, was born in Artis Amsterdam Zoo (The Netherlands) on Feb. 22, 2008.
It’s the second young of mom Oranya and dad Asali .
Photograph made with Pentax K10D camera and Pentax-M zoom1:2.8-4 40-80mm lens
Exposure 1/45 sec, f. unknown, ISO 200
Date: June 18, 2008
326 views on Oct.1, 2011
Features & top 10 placements
Top10 placement in Long, long legs , the baby giraffe and Your very own fav giraffe image (Oct.7, 2009) and was featured several times in Giraffes, the long and the tall of it (Oct.17 , 2009)
Top 10 placement in B&W Animal shots – Weekly theme challenges (Nov.11, 2009)
Featured in Even-toed Ungulates (Feb.11, 2010)
Featured in Images of endearment (Sept. 2, 2011)
Featured in Peace, love and tranquility (Sept. 2, 2011)
Featured in Inspired by Life (Sept. 8, 2011)
Top 10 in Black and white challenge and Featured in Zoofari (Sept. 16, 2011)
Thank you so much to the hosts of these marvellous groups and challenges