A pair of extremely rare, white giraffes in Kenya have been captured on camera for the first time in recorded history! They are truly an incredible sight to behold.
In the video bellow, the mother and the child who both suffer of Leucism, a genetic condition which prevents pigmentation, can be seen wandering around the Ishaqbini Hirola Conservancy.
There were some rumours among the locals regarding the giraffes presence. But only after few months the staff was able to caught the remarkable moment on camera.
Despite their inability to produce their traditional colorful pigment, these giraffes and other animals suffering from leucism don’t have any genetic disadvantages to their survival.
According to the Giraffe Conservation Foundation, more than half of all giraffes don’t make it past six months of age. Most of them are targeted by predators as lions and hyenas.
Once the rare footage has gone viral, people expressed their concerns that knowing their location it could encourage poaching.
Take a look at rare giraffes in the video bellow! Don’t forget to tell us what do you think about them in a comment bellow!