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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&Nows Meghna Chakrabarti:

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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.)


Also on The Wild Life:

Giraffes Face Threat of ‘Silent Extinction’

After Dark, Giraffes Carry A Tune

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