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An interactive view of the giraffe

Giraffes are some of the best-known, well-loved animals of the African safari. But today, many variations of these long-necked herbivores are listed as vulnerable or endangered due to habitat depletion and poaching.

This June, to celebrate our animal of the month, we bring you an interactive road-map to the anatomy of the giraffe. Click on each of the icons below to discover information from OUP’s various titles on these patchwork creatures, from hooves to horns:

 

 

 

Thinglink image credit:  An adult female masai giraffe in the Masaai Mara national park, Kenya by Bjørn Christian Tørrissen. Public domain via Wikimedia Commons

Feature image credit: Fighting giraffes by moviecoco568. CC by 2.0 via Flickr.

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