Wildlife Groups Seek Endangered Species Act Protections For Giraffes
Five major wildlife groups, working together, today filed a legal petition with the US government to provide endangered species status for giraffes, who have been quietly vanishing from their African habitat in extraordinary numbers.
Vicki talks with Here&Now’s Meghna Chakrabarti:
The five wildlife groups that joined together to file today’s legal petition: the Center for Biological Diversity, Humane Society International, The Humane Society of the United States, International Fund for Animal Welfare, and Natural Resources Defense Council. Photo: International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW.)
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