Thirsty Giraffe

I discovered on my Botswana trip that I am quite a good spotter of wildlife, beating our guide in some instances. But the giraffe was different. I had difficulty seeing them, even when they were pointed out to me, they blended in so well with the trees with their fabulous camouflage.

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It’s quite a production for giraffes to drink, having to get themselves into this awkward position. Notice the birds on her head.

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They’re sneaky, I tell you.

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This one, I could see.

 

About UB Ella

UB Ella (f/k/a Unconfirmed Bachelorette) is a 50-something recovered lawyer who left the practice of law to embrace a full-time writing life. Never-married, child-free Ella resides in Austin, Texas and Ontario, Canada with her four bad cats.
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8 Responses to Thirsty Giraffe

  1. Those are great shots 😍
    Ciao
    Sid

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  2. Judy says:

    Wow, were you able to get close! Great pictures. 🙂

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  3. curvylou says:

    Wow. That posture for drinking looks really… what? Inefficient? Inelegant? Uncomfortable? I thought better of evolution.

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  4. Donna says:

    I just love their little faces.

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