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Three giraffes fatally electrocuted by low power lines in Kenya

ON THE OBSERVERSThree giraffes were killed after being electrocuted by low-hanging power lines in the Soysambu Conservancy in southwestern Kenya over the weekend of February 20. Photos of the giraffes posted online sparked outrage from conservationists and Kenyan citizens, who demanded that Kenya’s power company alter the electrical infrastructure in the conservatory. On February 22, engineers adjusted the power lines in hopes of preventing further harm to wildlife.