SSC Groups

Giraffe and Okapi

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IUCN SSC Giraffe and Okapi Specialist Group Co-Chairs: Stuart Nixon and Julian Fennessy
Red List Authority Coordinator: David Mallon

Made up of experts from around the world, the IUCN SSC Giraffe and Okapi Specialist Group leads efforts to study giraffe, okapi and the threats they face, as well as leading and supporting conservation actions designed to ensure the survival of the two species into the future. The Giraffe Conservation Foundation (GCF) and the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) are institutional co-hosts of the GOSG for giraffe and okapi respectively.

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