Rare White Giraffes Killed in Kenya

The carcasses of the two giraffes were found in Garissa in eastern Kenya, the Ishaqbini Hirola Community Conservancy said. The unique giraffes suffered from a genetic condition called leucism, which prevents pigmentation in skin cells and results in a pale colour.

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