These amazing animals, giraffes who suffer from a rare form of leucism, which does not allow the classical pigmentation and thus making it totally white, had been spotted for the first time in 2016. These animals are truly unique: in addition to the two giraffes killed there was also a male, always white, and it is believed that at the moment it is the only one left alive in the world.
one of the first to give the news of the death of the two samples was Mohammed Ahmednoor , the director of the Ishaqbini Hirola Community Conservancy, conservation project in Kenya, explaining that the last sightings of giraffes, white date back to three months ago. "This is a very sad day for the community of Ijara and Kenya. We are the only community in the world, the guardian of the giraffe, the other white. The killings are a blow for the extraordinary steps taken by the community to conserve species so rare and an alarm bell for the continuous support for conservation efforts," said Ahmednoo. Tanzania, giraffe white, who teaches the tolerance to the man At the moment, in addition to the local police, the Kenya Wildlife Society is on the trail of the poachers, who may have killed the animals, but have not yet been identified. The giraffes, easily recognizable by their white colour, and those black eyes dark classic of leucism, roamed undisturbed in a huge area is not fenced, which also includes a few villages. After a first sighting in Tanzania, for months, they moved in the territory of Kenya.
We are investigating reports of the deaths of a white Girrafe and a calf in the Ishaqbini Conservancy in Garissa County.— KWS (@kwskenya) March 10, 2020
Our teams on the ground have seen bones believed to be those of the two please note. The bones are estimated to be four months old.