Species Giraffa camelopardalis (Linnaeus, 1758) (Giraffe)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- class: Mammalia
  • --- order: Artiodactyla
  • ---- family: Giraffidae
  • ----- species: Giraffa camelopardalis
Characteristics:herbivore; characteristic are the long legs and the very long neck; the whitish-yellow body is covered with brown patches that get darker as the animal ages; on top of the head are two short horns that are covered with black hair; they have a mane of short, stiff hair;
Countries:

BW
Botswana
MZ
Mozambique
NA
Namibia
ZA
South Africa
ZW
Zimbabwe
Ecoregions:

AT0702
Angolan Mopane woodlands
AT0709
Kalahari Acacia-Baikiaea woodlands
AT0725
Zambezian and Mopane woodlands
AT0726
Zambezian Baikiaea woodlands
AT1309
Kalahari xeric savanna
Links:
References:Cillié 1997: 96
Date: 2009-03-29
Place: near Auob river, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa
Creator: Taa DoBeS team (Boden/Güldemann/Naumann)
Permission: Public Domain
Date: 2006-10-23
Place: Waterberg, Namibia
Creator: Christfried Naumann
Permission: Public Domain
Comments: young animal
Date: 2006-10-23
Place: Waterberg, Namibia
Creator: Christfried Naumann
Permission: Public Domain
Comments: young animal, Giraffa camelopardalis angolensis

Date: 2006-10-23
Place: Waterberg, Namibia
Creator: Christfried Naumann
Permission: Public Domain
Comments: young animal, Giraffa camelopardalis angolensis
Date: 2006-10-23
Place: Waterberg, Namibia
Creator: Christfried Naumann
Permission: Public Domain
Comments: young animal, Giraffa camelopardalis angolensis
Date: 2009-03-29
Place: near Auob river, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa
Creator: Taa DoBeS team (Boden/Güldemann/Naumann)
Permission: Public Domain

Date: 2009-03-29
Place: near Auob river, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa
Creator: Taa DoBeS team (Boden/Güldemann/Naumann)
Permission: Public Domain

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