Wild Ranch Texas
month-to-month workshops provide visitors opportunity to find out, enjoy, connect to world’s tallest mammal.
All-natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch and their particular unusual male double giraffe Nakato are hosting the Giraffe Ambassador Program, a month-to-month workshop on “all things giraffe” to encourage help and care for the world’s tallest mammal.
“Zoos and pet sanctuaries like All-natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch, supply a secure ‘home-away-from-home’ for giraffe, permitting people to intimately read about the types, ” stated Tiffany Soechting, NBWR animal expert and marketing director. “Many visitors don't realize that giraffe are vulnerable in the open. Before ten years, four regarding 5 Reticulated giraffes have vanished. Since 1999, very nearly 50 % of crazy giraffes have disappeared. If one thing isn’t done today and existing trends continue, giraffe communities will undoubtedly be extinct in the great outdoors over the following ten years.”
How frequently do you realy reach touch, feed
to get face-to-face with a giraffe?
The one-hour workshop hosted inside Longneck Learning Center at NBWR includes opportunities for visitors to feed and communicate with Nakato (aka “Buddy”). Students will find out the biology and feeding practices of giraffe, their particular standing in Africa and in Tx, and how to support the durability regarding the world’s tallest mammal.
Program individuals complete an industry journal, make a “pledge” to talk about their particular understanding with other people and get a Giraffe Ambassador certificate and T-shirt. This system cost is $30, and a percentage associated with the proceeds will go directly to fund giraffe analysis in Africa.