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The Gentle Giant | by Gabriel Paladino Photography
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The Gentle Giant

A huge battleworn male quietly eating while we passed in front of him.

 

Giraffa camelopardalis giraffa

 

• South African giraffe / Cape giraffe

• Jirafa de Sudáfrica (macho)

 

Scientific classification

Kingdom:Animalia

Phylum:Chordata

Class:Mammalia

Order:Artiodactyla

Family:Giraffidae

Genus:Giraffa

Species:G. camelopardalis

Subspecies:G. c. giraffa

 

Pilanesberg National Park, North West Province, South Africa

 

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Taken on March 12, 2018