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Gold Winner

Reticulated Giraffe

Photographer

Larry Tho Dao

Category

Nature Photography - Wildlife

Company

Self

Submission Group

Professional

The reticulated giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata or G. reticulata), also known as the Somali giraffe, is a subspecies or species of giraffe native to the Horn of Africa. It lives in Somalia, southern Ethiopia, and northern Kenya. There are approximately 8,500 individuals living in the wild. The reticulated giraffe was described and given its binomial name by British zoologist William Edward de Winton in 1899, however the IUCN currently recognized only one species of giraffe with nine subspecies.

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Photographer / Company

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Category

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