Tracking and attaching monitoring beacons to giraffe in northwest Namibia with Dr. Julian Fennessy and the staff of the Giraffe Protection Foundation.
The Giraffe Preservation Foundation with Dr. Julian Fenessey, his wife Stephanie and others from the Foundation.
Dr. Pete Morkel, DVM with the tranquilizer rifle
A giraffe in the distance
Terry searching the horizon
Terry and Romanzo getting ready for the chase
The tracking beacon that will be attached to the giraffe's ossicone.
Drilling a hole in the ossicone
Louise feel the deep breath of the giraffe
Applying antiseptic to the ossicone
Emma records information specific to the giraffe
Tools use to attach the beacon
Steph Fennessy and the team subduing the giraffe before it is released.
Dr. Morkel removing the tranquilizer dart.
The team watching the giraffe run after she was released
Steph with antiseptic on her fingers.
Prior to capture the giraffe was referred to be a number. Steph decided to name the giraffe Louise after her mother. As it was our Louise's birthday the name also seemed appropriate.
Notebooks of information and images specific to each giraffe.
Dr. Morkel verifying information before the giraffe is released.
Stpeh, Louise, Jason and Emma conferring after release
Sundowner after a long day