World's Sole White Giraffe in Kenya Fitted With GPS Tracker

The world's only known white giraffe has been fitted with a GPS tracking device at Ishaqbini Hirola Community Conservancy in Ijara, Garissa County. The white male giraffe has leucism - a rare genetic trait - and was one of three with the condition, when a female giraffe and her calf were killed by poachers in March 2020. This prompted the fitting of the tracking device on November 8, at the request of the Ishaqbini board to the Kenya Wildlife Service and with support from the Northern Rangelands Trust and Save Giraffes Now.

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