**FILE** A pair of giraffes graze in Akagera National Park in eastern Rwanda in 2003. The number of animals in the park declined drastically from the early 1990s due to poaching and unrest. (Associated Press)

Photo by: RICCARDO GANGALE

**FILE** A pair of giraffes graze in Akagera National Park in eastern Rwanda in 2003. The number of animals in the park declined drastically from the early 1990s due to poaching and unrest. (Associated Press)