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Maki to present on giraffe conservation work

 

November 19, 2019

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TODD MAKI, of Ironwood Township, works with a giraffe during a recent conservation project in Uganda. Maki will be talking about his trip and the work he volunteered with Thursday at Cold Iron Brewing in Ironwood.

By RICHARD JENKINS

rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com

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...



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