Mother giraffe with baby.
June 21, 2020

World Giraffe Day

It’s fitting that the day we honor these towering marvels is also the summer solstice, when the sun brightens the sky the longest. Join in our cyber-celebration by exploring the links below. Enjoy videos and articles that bring you into the herd.  Discover the dangers to giraffes’ future and learn how we’re helping—and how you can, too. Click away and make it a "giraffic" day!

Watch and Read

Baby giraffe being observed by its herd.

Giraffe Cam

Watch a live stream view of our giraffes (and other wildlife) at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. See if you can spot the newest herd member, Zahara, born April 4, 2020.

Giraffe Cam

Giraffe against blue sky

Stretch Your Knowledge

Giraffes in wild.

How YOU Can Help

Lend Your Eyes: Anyone can become a “citizen scientist” and contribute valuable data to conservation researchers by helping to count and identify giraffes in Kenya—online from your own couch. Join our Wildwatch Kenya program.

Learn more about our fieldwork to help giraffes.

 

For Kids (and the young at heart)

Giraffe in front of silhouettes.

The Great Giraffe Search

Giraffes are good at spotting other animals—are you? We’ve hidden 50 giraffes on the San Diego Zoo Kids website. How many can you find? Look in the animal pages, stories, and activity instructions. Look carefully, and have fun!

Giraffe Coloring page

Giraffe Coloring Page

Get out your crayons, paints, or use your favorite coloring app, and color this herd of giraffes the way you like it!

Giraffe Coloring Page

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