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Picture of a herd of giraffes running across a plain in Chad, as seen from above
October 29, 2021

Zakouma Giraffes

A group of giraffes runs across the Gara Plain in Zakouma National Park, Chad. The park was founded in the 1960s to protect the critically endangered Kordofan giraffe. Today it is estimated that only 2,000 Kordofan giraffes remain in the wild, with the majority living in Zakouma.
Photograph by Michael Nichols, Nat Geo Image Collection
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