News tagged with giraffe

Image: Pilanesberg, South Africa

The circular structure dominating this Sentinel-2 image is Pilanesberg, the result of geological activity over more than a billion years. Once a massive volcanic complex towering over 7000 m tall, millions of years of erosion ...

dateJul 14, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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Odd facts about the giraffe

One of the most under-studied large mammals in Africa, research has shown the giraffe has silently been going extinct, with numbers dropping 40 percent in the past three decades.

dateDec 22, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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