The Maasai giraffe, also called Kilimanjaro giraffe, is the largest subspecies of giraffe. It is native to East Africa. The Masai giraffe can be found in central and southern Kenya and in Tanzania. It has distinctive, irregular, jagged, star-like blotches that extend to the hoove
There are an estimated 35,000 Masai giraffes remaining, but their population has fallen by nearly 50 per cent in the last three decades. Africa’s overall giraffe population has decreased by up to 40 per cent in that same timeframe.