Giraffes are gentle giants.

Giraffes belong on the open African plains, safe from poachers and trophy huntersProtection under the Endangered Species Act would help the species survive and prevent unnecessary suffering.

Giraffes are the tallest mammals on Earth.

Their distinctive long necks, which allow them to reach into the trees for leafy snacks, still aren’t quite long enough to reach the ground. The animals have to spread their front legs and bend awkwardly to take a drink of water.

giraffe drinking water
Did you know?

Female giraffes give birth standing up, which means their babies drop more than six feet to the ground. It clearly doesn’t damage them—most newborn giraffes are up and walking within an hour or two.

A hunter posing with a zebra he shot at a captive hunting ranch in South Africa.

Hundreds of thousands of wild animals in the U.S. and around the world are killed every year and millions are at risk from other threats. Your generous gift will save wildlife from being killed just for a trophy by supporting our work to ban trophy hunting.