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Maki to present on giraffe conservation work

By RICHARD JENKINS

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IRONWOOD - Ironwood Township resident Todd Maki hasn't found a lot of opportunities to use his background working with giraffe since moving to the Northwoods.

So he went to Africa.

Maki plans to offer a presentation about his trip and the conservation efforts he volunteered with at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Cold Iron brewery.

In late October, Maki traveled to Uganda for roughly two weeks to help the Giraffe Conservation Foundation relocate a group of endangered Nubian giraffe.

He explained the foundation captured 11 females and four males betwe...