Rescuers build custom barge to save 9 critically endangered Rothschild’s giraffes from sinking island

Rothschild’s giraffes used to wander across Kenya, Uganda, and southern Sudan in massive herds. But that was three decades ago. The situation looks a lot different now, as the Rothschild’s giraffe population has dropped by around 80% in the last three decades. Because of this, experts say they’re “arguably one of the most imperiled giraffe subspecies.” … Read more