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By: Shea Gunther on Aug. 28, 2019, 2:05 p.m.
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Pair of white giraffes

One white giraffe is a rare sight, but recently a pair of them — a mother and calf — was spotted strolling in eastern Kenya on the Ishaqbini Hirola Conservancy. They're leucistic, according to the Hirola Conservation Program, which manages the area. That's why the baby has a little coloring left on its neck.

"They were so close and extremely calm and seemed not disturbed by our presence. The mother kept pacing back and forth a few yards in front of us while signalling the baby giraffe to hide behind the bushes — a characteristic of most wildlife mothers in the wild to prevent the predation of their young," the conservation program wrote on its blog.

See them for yourself in the video below: