Enjoy Breakfast or Lunch With the Giraffes in Kenya

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At 10 km from the city of Nairobi in Kenya is colonial mansion, which is spread around the private reserve of rare Rothschild giraffes listed in the International Red Book. Visitors and local guests can enjoy breakfast or lunch with the giraffes, who come here from the forest a couple of times a day.
At the moment, Rothschild giraffe is listed in the International Red Book as endangered subspecies rapidly.

Breakfast or Lunch With the Giraffes in Kenya:

A herd of giraffes appeared here in 1974 as part of the project for the conservation of this rare species. (Photo by Klaus Thymann):

Enjoy Breakfast or Lunch With the Giraffes in Kenya

3. The hotel is for guests and the associated Zhirafy center are next to each other. It has a program for breeding the endangered Rothschild giraffes. Grown Giants released into the wild, as a rule, at the age of 2 years. (Photo by Klaus Thymann):

Enjoy Breakfast or Lunch With the Giraffes in Kenya

Animals can roam the territory of the private reserve where they please. (Photo by Klaus Thymann):

Enjoy Breakfast or Lunch With the Giraffes in Kenya

Twice a day, Rothschild giraffes come to the building of the hotel. They stretch their long necks in the window in search of treats from visitors. (Photo by Klaus Thymann):

Enjoy Breakfast or Lunch With the Giraffes in Kenya

This 14-year-old mother with giraffeёnkom, who was born at the end of last year. (Photo by Klaus Thymann):

Enjoy Breakfast or Lunch With the Giraffes in Kenya

Rothschild giraffes are different from the rest of his fellow color: a pattern in the form of white stripes immediately catches the eye, giving a special charm to this subspecies.

Is not it handsome? Surprisingly, during the first hour after birth giraffeёnok can already stand up and even run. (Photo by Klaus Thymann):

Enjoy Breakfast or Lunch With the Giraffes in Kenya

Year of construction of the estate in colonial style – 1932. And Pumbaa here and there! (Photo by Klaus Thymann):

Enjoy Breakfast or Lunch With the Giraffes in Kenya

His name was in honor of a giraffe zoologist Walter Rothschild, who was the founder of the Zoological Museum in Tring his estate. It Rothschild very first described this type of giraffes. (Photo by Klaus Thymann):

Enjoy Breakfast or Lunch With the Giraffes in Kenya

As already mentioned, Rothschild giraffes – endangered subspecies in the wild there are only a few hundred. (Photo by Klaus Thymann):

Enjoy Breakfast or Lunch With the Giraffes in Kenya

Large growth and a big heart. Giraffe Males reach a height of 5.5-6.1 m, so the heart giraffes particularly strong. It transmits 60 liters of blood per minute, weighs 12 kg and creates pressure that is three times higher than in humans. (Photo by Klaus Thymann):

Enjoy Breakfast or Lunch With the Giraffes in Kenya

Hello! Is what? (Photo by Klaus Thymann):

Enjoy Breakfast or Lunch With the Giraffes in Kenya

And we say goodbye to the Rothschild giraffe, and hope that they will survive and remain in the wild. (Photo by Klaus Thymann):

Enjoy Breakfast or Lunch With the Giraffes in Kenya

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