Monthly Archives: August 2008

Facts about the reticulated Giraffes.

The Somali Giraffe (photo courtesy of federicco vernossei)  or Reticulated Giraffe, Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata, is a subspecies of giraffe native to Somalia and Northeastern kenya. Reticulated giraffe can interbreed with other giraffe subspecies in captivity or if populations are low in the wild. The reticualted giraffe is the most well-known of the nine giraffe subspecies, and […]

Another giraffe dies of road accident

Dear freinds I am saddned to share that we lost another male giraffe to over speeding track driver along Garissa Ijara road which directly passes through the sanctaury. The un identified motorist knocked down the giraffe and never stopped to see what happend. The scouts have confirmed that it was a long vehicle that vanished […]

Birds in the midst of pastoralists

The sanctuary is not only famous for the beautiful reticulated giraffes but also offers wide range of other sceniic sites that could excite bird watchers. A survey earlier carried out in the sanctaury recorded over 200 species of birds in the sanctuary. However the current estimate is much higher than this. Schools in the districts […]