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COMMON NAME
Giraffe
SCIENTIFIC NAME
Giraffa camelopardalis
(Linnaeus,1758)
Giraffes give birth for the first time at about 6 years of age, to a single calf, that after a couple of hours is able to follow his mother. The gestation period is about 15 months

The picture was taken near Satara Camp in the  Kruger National Park

 


Wildlife Pictures - Picture taken in Kruger National Park
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