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Last White Giraffe of the world fitted with GPS tracking device

In order to keep poachers at bay, the world’s only known White Giraffe was fitted with GPS tracking device in north east Kenya. The Giraffe is white in colour due to a rare genetic condition called Leucism. Leucism is loss of pigmentation. The tracking device will provide hourly update about the whereabouts of the Giraffe. ..




White Giraffe in Kenya

The last female white giraffe and her calf were recent killed by poachers in Kenya. This leaves a single male – the last white giraffe in the world. Leucism The giraffes were white not because of albinism but because of a condition called leucism. It is the condition that inhibits pigmentation in some of the ..