- There’s a troubling new report
from the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) on giraffes.
global giraffe population is shrinking fast, and giraffes may be on
their way to extinction.
- According to the IUCN’s report, “the global giraffe population has plummeted by up to 40% over the last 30 years,” which represents a “devastating decline.”
- Giraffes are under threat from “illegal
hunting, habitat loss and changes through expanding agriculture and
mining, increasing human-wildlife conflict, and civil unrest.” Read more