|Subspecies:||G. c. antiquorum|
|Giraffa camelopardalis antiquorum
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The Kordofan Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis antiquorum) is a subspecies of giraffe found in northern Cameroon, southern Chad, Central African Republic and possibly western Sudan. Historically some confusion has existed over the exact range limit of this subspecies compared to the West African Giraffe, with populations in e.g. northern Cameroon formerly assigned to the latter. Genetic work has also revealed that all "West African Giraffe" in European zoos are in fact Kordofan Giraffe. Compared to most other subspecies, the Kordofan Giraffe has relatively small, more irregular spots on the inner legs. Its English name is a reference to Kordofan in Sudan.
- Hassanin, A., A. Ropiquet, A. L. Gourmand, B. Chardonnet and J. Rigoulet (2007). Mitochondrial DNA variability in Giraffa camelopardalis: consequences for taxonomy, phylogeography and conservation of giraffes in West and central Africa. C. R. Biologies 330: 265–274.
- Media related to Kordofan Giraffes at Wikimedia Commons
- Data related to Giraffa camelopardalis antiquorum at Wikispecies
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