Giraffes Necking

Pictures by DAVE MCKELVIE:

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Fine photos of 2 bulls vying for power (=mating rights) in a graceful display of massive power

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The protagonists face up to one another

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Taking it in turns in this extraordinary ritual, using their giant heads as mallets,they bash against each other’s chests…

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These two look to me like young bulls practicing…

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The real thing is awesome as these huge mammals bash way at each other until one gives up….

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  1. […] 26 Mar 2014). 7. “Giraffes Necking,” by Dave McKelvie, Nairobi National Park, 08 Nov 2010. URL: http://nairobinationalpark.wildlifedirect.org/2010/11/08/giraffes-necking/ (accessed on 26 Mar […]

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