Glenmorangie celebrates World Giraffe Day by lending a hand at Edinburgh Zoo

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For World Giraffe Day (June 21), Anna, who often works in Glenmorangie’s nonetheless home, frolicked on the zoo aiding the giraffes’ keepers.

She realized find out how to take care of the animals, serving to to feed them and preserve their enclosure in tip-top situation.

Anna additionally met RZSS WildGenes specialists of their laboratory, the UK’s solely zoo-based genetics lab, to listen to about their work supporting GCF.

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For World Giraffe Day (June 21), Anna Patterson, who often works in Glenmorangie’s nonetheless home, frolicked at Edinburgh Zoo aiding the giraffes’ keepers.

Jonny Appleyard, hoofstock crew chief at Edinburgh Zoo, mentioned: “It’s nice to see Glenmorangie get caught in and concerned with our crew to study extra about our unimaginable giraffe herd.

“We all know from first-hand expertise that connecting with nature can encourage and empower folks to make change for wildlife and our herd act as nice ambassadors for elevating consciousness for the threats the species face within the wild.

“Anna has been a fantastic assist and we look ahead to working collectively once more in future to champion giraffe conservation.”

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The giraffe has lengthy been a beloved image of Glenmorangie. The identical peak as a giraffe, its stills permit extra space for style and aroma, which is why the Distillery’s spirit is so splendidly delicate and fruity.

However the giraffe faces critical threats within the wild, from poaching to habitat loss. Numbers have fallen nearly 30 per cent in simply 30 years, with some populations now critically endangered.

To assist the giraffe, in 2020 Glenmorangie cast a pioneering partnership with the Giraffe Conservation Basis (GCF) and the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) to safeguard wild giraffes in Africa and supply a habitat for the animal at Edinburgh Zoo, which welcomed its new bachelor herd

Glenmorangie is celebrating the giraffe in much more methods this summer time.

It’s the official presenting associate of Edinburgh Zoo’s Giraffe About City path, through which a herd of greater than 40 eight-foot-tall giraffe sculptures will likely be positioned across the capital from July 1 to August 29.

Designed to assist town recuperate following the pandemic, the path can even elevate important funds for the charity’s wildlife conservation work.

Glenmorangie can even sponsor two of the giraffe fashions, which can showcase its conservation partnership.

To additional mark the path, Glenmorangie is supporting a collection of After Hours occasions on the zoo, held completely for adults.

On six evenings in June, July and August, over-18s can discover the zoo after its ordinary closing time, having fun with acoustic units and specifically crafted Glenmorangie cocktails.Whisky and cocktail masterclasses can even be held on chosen evenings.

Caspar Macrae, Glenmorangie International Advertising and marketing Director, mentioned: “I’m delighted that Anna had the chance to fulfill the herd at Edinburgh Zoo for herself, and study extra concerning the ground-breaking work of our companions as we marked World Giraffe Day.

“From late-night grownup occasions on the zoo to the eye-catching sculptures deliberate for the Giraffe About City path in Edinburgh, we are going to proceed on our mission toraise consciousness of this majestic animal’s plight in each method we will.”

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