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Speaker Series

Take a deeper look into worldwide conservation issues with Zoo Miami's Wild Tales speaker series.


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Saving Africa's Giraffes - A Tall Order!

Giraffe are everywhere in Africa, right? These gentle giants are probably one of the most loved animals around the world and their images are widely used in artwork, children’s clothing and more. But did you know that giraffes are already extinct in at least seven African countries and that there are less than 100,000 giraffe remaining in all of Africa?

The Giraffe Conservation Foundation is at the forefront of saving giraffe’s in the wild.  Join us as the Co-Directors and Co-Founders, Stephanie and Julian Fennessy, share their stories of working to save these creatures from a silent extinction.




Former Speakers

Dr. Kate Evans, Elephants for Africa

Dr. Tara StoinskiDian Fossey Fund International

Chris FischerOCEARCH

Ron MagillRon Magill Conservation Endowment Fund

John CalvelliWildlife Conservation Society

Dr. Greg Rasmussen, Painted Dog Conservation

Patti Ragan, Center for Great Apes

Yara Barros, Project Jaguars of Iguancu

Dr. Arnaud Desbiez, Anteater and Highway Project

Ron Magill, Ron Magill Conservation Endowment Fund

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