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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo says giraffes facing a 'silent crisis' - Colorado Springs Gazette;

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo says giraffes facing a 'silent crisis' - Colorado Springs Gazette

Colorado Springs GazetteCheyenne Mountain Zoo says giraffes facing a 'silent crisis'Colorado Springs GazetteBad news came Wednesday for the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo's 16 long-necked residents - and their most ardent fans. Giraffes now face the threat of extinction, according to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, which chronicles the status ...and more »

Verify: Are giraffes more endangered than elephants? - ABC10.com;

Verify: Are giraffes more endangered than elephants? - ABC10.com

ABC10.comVerify: Are giraffes more endangered than elephants?ABC10.comThese two large animals are well-known across the world, but which one is currently the more endangered species? Well, a recent study has unveiled a 36 to 40 percent drop throughout the years for the world's most tallest mammal. In 1985 there was ...and more »

Giraffes, Towering and Otherworldly, Are 'Vulnerable' to Extinction - New York Times;

Giraffes, Towering and Otherworldly, Are 'Vulnerable' to Extinction - New York Times

New York TimesGiraffes, Towering and Otherworldly, Are 'Vulnerable' to ExtinctionNew York TimesThe majestic giraffe, the world's tallest land mammal and a prime attraction at zoos worldwide, is threatened with extinction because of illegal hunting and a loss of its habitat, according to a report published on Thursday by an international ...and more »

Giraffes threatened with extinction, says conservation group - CNBC;

Giraffes threatened with extinction, says conservation group - CNBC

CNBCGiraffes threatened with extinction, says conservation groupCNBCGiraffe populations have been rapidly decimated across Africa to the point that the species is threatened with extinction, according to a prominent international conservation group. Giraffes were once listed as a species of "least concern" by the ...and more »

'Vulnerable' to extinction: What giraffes are up against - USA TODAY;

'Vulnerable' to extinction: What giraffes are up against - USA TODAY

USA TODAY'Vulnerable' to extinction: What giraffes are up againstUSA TODAYThe giraffe is now on the official list of animals and plants that could face extinction in the future. The majestic animal, which is the tallest land animal in the world, is only found in Africa. In the past 30 years, its numbers have plummeted by ...and more »

Giraffes Silently Slip Onto the Endangered Species List - Smithsonian;

Giraffes Silently Slip Onto the Endangered Species List - Smithsonian

SmithsonianGiraffes Silently Slip Onto the Endangered Species ListSmithsonianThe International Union for the Conservation of Nature, the body that administers the world's official endangered species list, announced yesterday that it was moving the giraffe from a species of Least Concern to Vulnerable status in its Red List of ...and more »

The Silent Extinction Of Giraffes: Will Earth Soon Lose Its Tallest Land Animal? - iTech Post;

The Silent Extinction Of Giraffes: Will Earth Soon Lose Its Tallest Land Animal? - iTech Post

iTech PostThe Silent Extinction Of Giraffes: Will Earth Soon Lose Its Tallest Land Animal?iTech PostWith The Growing Adverse Impacts Of Global Warming, Biologists Warn That Giraffes Are At A Potential Risk Of Being Put To A Silent Extinction, But Why? Is It Too Late To Save Them? (Photo : Chris Jackson/Getty Images). The International Union for the ...and more »

Damn It, Now Giraffes Are Being Hunted To Extinction As Well - Vocativ;

Damn It, Now Giraffes Are Being Hunted To Extinction As Well - Vocativ

VocativDamn It, Now Giraffes Are Being Hunted To Extinction As WellVocativGiraffes aren't endangered yet, but they are now pretty close to it. An international conservation group just listed the long-necked creatures as vulnerable, one category up from being endangered. And considering the giraffe population has dropped from ...and more »

From pandas to gorillas: 7 much-loved animals facing extinction after giraffe 'vulnerable' warning - Mirror.co.uk

From pandas to gorillas: 7 much-loved animals facing extinction after giraffe 'vulnerable' warningMirror.co.ukIt emerged this week that giraffes are at risk of dying out, with their global population having plummeted by up to 40 per cent over the past 30 years. The world's tallest land mammal was classed as 'vulnerable' to extinction on the latest Red List of ...and more »

Giraffes May Become Extinct, Scientists Say - Nature World News;

Giraffes May Become Extinct, Scientists Say - Nature World News

Nature World NewsGiraffes May Become Extinct, Scientists SayNature World NewsGiraffes are now at risk of extinction as their numbers reportedly dropped by 40 percent in the last 30 years. With all the attention on global warming and climate change, many were surprised to find giraffes slowly disappearing. Scientists believe ...and more »

Giraffes Risk Extinction After Devastating Decline - Lighthouse News Daily;

Giraffes Risk Extinction After Devastating Decline - Lighthouse News Daily

Lighthouse News DailyGiraffes Risk Extinction After Devastating DeclineLighthouse News DailyGiraffes, the tallest animals on Earth, face extinction due to devastating decline. These animals are not the only ones that are threatened. Climate change is affecting more and more species and some of them are facing extinction. Giraffes have ...and more »

Giraffes Going Extinct: Post for World's Tallest Animal Vacant? - The Quint;

Giraffes Going Extinct: Post for World's Tallest Animal Vacant? - The Quint

The QuintGiraffes Going Extinct: Post for World's Tallest Animal Vacant?The QuintWhat is the world's tallest animal? That's right. Now how would you describe a giraffe to someone who has never seen one? If we refuse to mend our ways, future generations may grow up learning that the elephant is the world's tallest mammal, and not ...and more »

West Midland Safari Park working to protect giraffes - expressandstar.com;

West Midland Safari Park working to protect giraffes - expressandstar.com

expressandstar.comWest Midland Safari Park working to protect giraffesexpressandstar.comWest Midland Safari Park bosses have spoken of their role in helping to protect giraffes as the species is added to the Red List of Threatened Species. Giraffes Earlier this year the park, near Kidderminster, celebrated the arrival of two giraffe ...and more »

IUCN Declares Giraffes Vulnerable to Extinction - The Scientist;

IUCN Declares Giraffes Vulnerable to Extinction - The Scientist

The ScientistIUCN Declares Giraffes Vulnerable to ExtinctionThe ScientistThe iconic mammals have been declining in number for decades and could face extinction if conservation measures are not enacted. By Ben Andrew Henry | December 9, 2016. FLICKR, ERIC KILBY. The International Union for the Conservation of Nature ...and more »

Giraffes edge closer towards extinction - africanews;

Giraffes edge closer towards extinction - africanews

africanewsGiraffes edge closer towards extinctionafricanewsFrom the top of their long necks they would be believed to be invincible, or even untouchable. However the majestic giraffe, the world's tallest land mammal , has just joined the long list of animals threatened with extinction around the world ...and more »

Giraffes Are Going Silently Extinct, As Crisis 'May Be Greater' Than Previously Thought - Huffington Post UK;

Giraffes Are Going Silently Extinct, As Crisis 'May Be Greater' Than Previously Thought - Huffington Post UK

Huffington Post UKGiraffes Are Going Silently Extinct, As Crisis 'May Be Greater' Than Previously ThoughtHuffington Post UKThe world's tallest land mammal, the giraffe, has experienced a “devastating decline” in recent years as global populations have dropped 40% since 1985. The shocking statistics were released in the latest 'Red List' update, that showed numbers have ...and more »

Joburg Zoo welcomes news that giraffes are listed as vulnerable - Independent Online;

Joburg Zoo welcomes news that giraffes are listed as vulnerable - Independent Online

Independent OnlineJoburg Zoo welcomes news that giraffes are listed as vulnerableIndependent OnlineJohannesburg – The Joburg Zoo has welcomed news that giraffes have been placed on the Red List of vulnerable species. Share this story. Picture: Joburg Zoo. This comes after a study revealed that there were fewer than 100 000 left in the wild. The ...and more »

Giraffe Faces A 'Silent Extinction' Study Shows - Science World Report;

Giraffe Faces A 'Silent Extinction' Study Shows - Science World Report

Science World ReportGiraffe Faces A 'Silent Extinction' Study ShowsScience World ReportMost likely day by day, different animal species falls into extinction. Thus, a research has found that there is a drop of giraffes count, and they are classified as vulnerable to extinction. The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN ...and more »

Road to Extinction: African Giraffes Added to IUCN Red List of Threatened Species - Nature World News;

Road to Extinction: African Giraffes Added to IUCN Red List of Threatened Species - Nature World News

Nature World NewsRoad to Extinction: African Giraffes Added to IUCN Red List of Threatened SpeciesNature World NewsThe giraffe population in Africa has significantly dwindled by 40 percent in the last three decades, moving from the least concerned to one of the vulnerable species in the IUCN Red List. (Photo : Cameron Spencer/Getty Images). In yet another battle ...and more »

Giraffe Facts: Iconic Animal Is Dying And Is Close To Extinction - Morning News USA;

Giraffe Facts: Iconic Animal Is Dying And Is Close To Extinction - Morning News USA

Morning News USAGiraffe Facts: Iconic Animal Is Dying And Is Close To ExtinctionMorning News USAThe giraffe species is in the verge of extinction, says a report by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature. The deduction came from a 30-year report on giraffe population from around the world. According to ICUN's records, the number ...and more »