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August 04, 2022

It has been wonderful to see just how many people have already been enjoying Giraffe About Town. In just three weeks over 91,000 sculptures have been collected and over 100,800 rewards redeemed! On Friday 1 July, over 40 eight-foot-tall .... READ MORE

July 15, 2022

Lucky donors could win their very own eight-foot-tall giraffe sculpture, which is currently part of Edinburgh Zoo’s free Giraffe About Town art trail installed across Scotland’s capital. The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS.... READ MORE
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July 15, 2022

We can’t believe that it has been two weeks since Giraffe About Town took over the streets of Edinburgh! So many people have already gotten involved with the trail and fallen in love with our beautiful giraffe sculptures. If you hav.... READ MORE

July 01, 2022

Over 40 eight-foot-tall giraffe sculptures hit the streets of Edinburgh from today (1 July 2022) as part of Edinburgh Zoo’s much anticipated Giraffe About Town trail.  In partnership with Wild in Art, the trail aims to help the city r.... READ MORE

June 23, 2022

With just two weeks to go until the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland’s (RZSS) Giraffe About Town trail hits the streets, community groups across Edinburgh have finished painting their ‘wee sculptures’.   As part of the wildli.... READ MORE

June 02, 2022

With only ONE MONTH TO GO! Here are some of our top reasons to get excited for Giraffe About Town...  🦒  There will be over 40 eight-foot-tall giraffe sculptures will be dotted around Edinburgh, each with their own unique desig.... READ MORE

May 02, 2022

Our herd is getting more colourful by the day as the hard work is finishing up at our painting space. Remember, you can spot all 40 of the finished designs when our tall trail hits the streets of Edinburgh on 1 July! Scroll for some s.... READ MORE

March 18, 2022

Over 40 eight-foot-tall giraffe sculptures were welcomed by the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) at Ocean Terminal yesterday (17 March) ahead of Edinburgh Zoo’s upcoming Giraffe About Town trail.   In partnership with Wild.... READ MORE

June 22, 2021

Choosing an iconic shape to decorate the city When choosing which sculpture shape for our Giraffe About Town trail, designed in partnership with Wild in Art, giraffes were the natural fit. At Edinburgh Zoo, we worked hard to bring giraf.... READ MORE

June 19, 2021

The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) has protected threatened species in Scotland and around the world for over 100 years. As a leading conservation charity, we connect people to nature and safeguard wildlife across the globe..... READ MORE
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