This article was published on: 12/13/18 8:00 PM
Standing between 15 to 20 feet, giraffes are the world’s tallest mammals. Their legs alone can reach over six feet. Giraffes live in harmony and serve a vital role in ecosystems. More facts:
That’s right. Habitat and food loss, civil unrest, illegal hunting, and human-caused climate change are causing today’s 40% decline in giraffe populations. Today, giraffes are listed as vulnerable to extinction on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
Here’s what we need to do to protect giraffes:
We’re working to save giraffes as part of our Earth Day 2019 campaign to protect our species. Your support will help us save giraffes and other species and you can sign up for email updates on our Earth Day 2019 plans.