One of 139 photographs in an album from World War I likely to have been taken by Captain Edward Albert McKenna. The photographs include the 7th Battalion training in Mena Camp, Egypt, and sight-seeing.

Image depicting the Giraffes at the Cairo Zoo. The Cairo Zoo appears to have been apopular tourist attraction for the troops during their time in Egypt and by the middle of the 20th century it was considered one of the best in the world.

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Image depicts a lone Giraffe, in the centre of the photograph standing at a fence. Background and foreground feature trees and vegetation.

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Black and white silver gelatin photographic print.

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