A video that has gone massively viral on social media exhibits an inquisitive giraffe stopping a mountain biker for a sniff. Timmy Moser was mountain biking together with his girlfriend on the Lion and Safari Park – a wildlife conservation enclosure positioned close to Johannesburg in South Africa – after they got here throughout a herd of seven giraffes.
“Two hours into the ride my girlfriend and I encountered a herd of seven giraffes,” Mr Moser instructed NDTV. “One was in the path and we stopped for nearly an hour watching her,” he stated.
At the instruction of park employees, Mr Moser and his girlfriend determined to strive strolling across the giraffe. However, the animal had different plans.
“She decided to come over for a sniff and a gentle investigation,” Mr Moser instructed NDTV. While sharing the video on Instagram, the photographer added that he was in “shock” on the dimension of the giraffe’s knees and stored making an attempt to again away “but he kept sniffing.”
Footage filmed on Mr Moser’s GoPro Max 360 exhibits the giraffe approaching him and bending down to smell him gently.
Mr Moser’s encounter with the giraffe has gone viral on social media platforms like TikTok and Instagram. On Instagram, it racked up greater than 10 million views after it was shared by Earthpix, a well-liked journey and wildlife web page.
Park employees recognized the giraffe as Purdy, who usually comes out to greet park guests.
Giraffes are the tallest dwelling terrestrial animals, discovered solely in Africa. Last 12 months, an amusing video displaying how they eat grass had gone viral.
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