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Gallery: Giraffe Centre near Nairobi

Here are a couple of pictures taken during our visit to the Giraffe Centre near Nairobi. Highly recommended to anyone visiting the city!

To find out more details about our visit, as well as a couple of tips for future visitors, please clic here.

Enjoy!

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Giraffe Centre near Nairobi

 

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The center opened in 1979, and provides a santuary for the endangered Rothschild giraffe

 

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Giraffe feeding platform

 

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You can see our reflection in its eyes!

 

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The center also has a giraffe breeding programme

 

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The few Rothschild giraffes living in the wild are in protected areas in Kenya and Uganda

 

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A giraffe leaving the feeding platform after having eaten

 

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The center is also home to a couple of tortoises

 

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Nature Sanctuary situated right across from the Giraffe Centre

 

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