Tag: Masai giraffe

October 20, 2021

Why adolescent giraffes ditch their initial social group

Adolescent giraffes keen on leaving their mother’s roost don’t always disperse far and wide in search of mating opportunities. In fact, some stay put and just switch social communities in...

May 10, 2021

JWM: Giraffes develop life-long social groups

Female giraffes may eat from the same trees and drink from the same waterholes, but that doesn’t mean they necessarily come from the same social community. Masai giraffes’ behaviors are...