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Iceni Magazine | November 23, 2017

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Chessington Giraffe Go Wild For Neck-Stra Long Selfie Stick

Chessington Giraffe Go Wild For Neck-Stra Long Selfie Stick
  • Zookeeper at Chessington World of Adventures Resort creates first selfie stick for snapping shots with giraffe
  •  The ’Self-ari Stick’ allows you to get the perfect angle for a picture with one of the Zoo’s Rothschild’s (Nubian) Giraffes

A Zookeeper at Chessington World of Adventures Resort has created the first ever selfie stick for pictures with giraffe.

Dubbed the ‘Self-ari Stick’, it will allow guests to the Resort to snap the perfect shot, meaning it’s goodbye to height difficulties and poor angles and hello to memorable pictures with Moja standing at 16.5ft, Tonda and Kito both at 15ft, Napoli at 13.5 ft and Oscar at 11.5ft.

A Chessington zoo keeper takes a selfie with a giraffe using a 6 metre long selfie stick at Chessington World Of Adventures Resort on July 3, 2017 in Chessington, England.

Becky Apperley-Gawn the Zookeeper who created the ‘Self-ari Stick’ at Chessington World of Adventures Resort, said: “When guests meet our giraffe it’s incredible to watch – adults and children alike stand in awe. Educating guests on the animals we look after is a huge part of what we do. With approximately only 1,500 Rothschild’s (Nubian) Giraffes left in the wild, raising awareness for this now vulnerable mammal is massively important to us.

“With the introduction of the ‘Self-ari Stick’, we’re able to ensure guests have the perfect picture to take away and hopefully remember the giraffes’ fight against ‘silent extinction’.”

For more information visit chessington.com 

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