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Because it's #WorldGiraffeDay today. There are only about 97,000 giraffes left now, and they've come down from 157,000 thirty years ago. Last century, herds as large as 20-30 were recorded, now on average, herds contain fewer than 6. The IUCN lists four main threats: habitat loss, civil unrest, illegal hunting, and ecological changes. For some perspective, the African elephant population is estimated to be at around 400,000.