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There are ~117,000 giraffe remaining in the wild – that is 1 giraffe for every 3-4 elephant in Africa.

In the last 300 years, giraffe have lost almost 90% of their natural habitat – habitat loss is the main threat to giraffe.

We are reversing this trend by bringing giraffe back into areas where they have gone locally extinct or only occur in low numbers

Mozambique is a great example!

Years of civil unrest have driven giraffe to the brink of extinction. Today, there are only 250 giraffe left in the country.

We have now set everything in motion to bring giraffe back to Mozambique in a big way!

We’re planning our most ambitious giraffe translocations EVER! Over the next 5 years, together with the Mozambique government and our partners, we are going to move over 350 giraffe to four key areas in the country: Zinave and Banhine National Parks, Maputo Special Reserve and Karingani Game Reserve. You can read more about our Mozambique Programme here.

This series of translocations will more than double the population, re-establish southern giraffe within their historic range and open over 3 million acres of prime habitat for giraffe to thrive!

World Giraffe Day 2022 is dedicated to this ambitious operation and we need your help!