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World Giraffe Day is an exciting annual event initiated by GCF to celebrate the tallest animal on the longest day or night (depending on which hemisphere you live!) of the year – 21 June – every year!

Not only is it a worldwide celebration of these amazing and much-loved animals, but an annual event to raise support, create awareness and shed light on the challenges giraffe face in the wild. By supporting World Giraffe Day (WGD), you directly help save giraffe in Africa. With only approximately 117,000 giraffe remaining in the wild, the time is right to act NOW!

Zoos, schools, NGOs, governments, institutions, companies and conservation organisations around the world are hosting events on or around WGD to raise awareness and support for giraffe in the wild. Check out who else is celebrating.

World Giraffe Day – 21 June

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Our Translocation Initiatives are a proven success, and we are actively bringing giraffe back into areas where they originally reigned. These translocations are truly collaborative efforts which involve the range State government, local communities, donors and other stakeholders. Each translocation requires over a year of study and preparation to ensure the giraffe will be safe and thrive.

All giraffe populations moved by GCF are thriving. Many new calves are now being born in their rightful home.

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21 June is World Giraffe Day! Together we #StandTallForGiraffe!
World Giraffe Day

Today is World Giraffe Day!

Celebrate with us and #StandTallForGiraffe!
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Celebrate giraffe around the world!

World Giraffe Day is an initiative of  GCF and the celebrations are joined by zoos, schools, NGOs, governments, institutions and conservation organisations around the world join by hosting events on 21 June to raise awareness and support for giraffe in the wild. Check out who is celebrating and supporting World Giraffe Day.

Are you also celebrating WGD with us? If your logo is still missing, simply get in touch