Most giraffes live in grasslands and open woodlands in East Africa, especially in reserves such as the Serengeti National Park and the Amboseli National Park. Some are also found in the reserves of Southern Africa.
Do giraffes live in sub-Saharan Africa?
Geographic Scope. Giraffes live in sub-Saharan Africa — south of the Sahara desert — from Niger down through Zimbabwe and Botswana, with the largest concentration in central-east Africa. Numerous wild giraffes populate Tanzania and Kenya.
Do giraffes live in Central Africa?
Distribution and habitat
There are about 2,000 in the Central African Republic, Chad and Cameroon of Central Africa. Once widespread in West Africa, a few hundreds of Northern giraffes are confined at the Dosso Reserve of Kouré, Niger. They are common both in and outside of protected areas.
How much is a giraffe in South Africa?
Today’s giraffe prices are completely different. They continue to be traded in some places (for example, in South Africa they cost between 11 and 14 thousand Rands, or tens of thousands of crowns), but the serious zoos no longer assign them a monetary value.
How do most giraffes die?
In the flat, open, dry savanna plains of sub-Saharan Africa, roaming giraffes routinely get struck by lightning and die. … When it enters the neck, around thirty thousand amps of energy surges through the body, singeing fur and causing the heart to beat itself to death.