Vacations reach new heights at giraffe hotel

ABC News' Juju Chang goes inside Giraffe Manor, a boutique hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, that offers visitors the chance to get close to their 12 resident giraffes.
2:23 | 07/05/17

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A vacation with new heights literally called giraffe manor in Africa and "Nightline" anchor juju Chang got a chance to check it out. Reporter: It's breakfast time and this morning my table for one has some very lean and lanky party crashers. Kind of crazy, right? Fraternizing with the guests is not only allowed but encouraged here. So that visitors feel akinship with these great but increasingly vulnerable animals. I usually don't kiss on the first date. What are you doing for breakfast tomorrow. Reporter: Built in the 1930s in the style of a Scottish hunting lodge it's now owned by fourth generation Kenyans. Tanya and Mikey. Everywhere you turn, there they are. Sticking their heads in bedroom windows. Mingling with the guests at tea time. They just love interaction. They all have very different characters Reporter: Even interrupting our interview. Oh, my goodness. Just got nudged. Reporter: But it's not all tea and crumpets for these genteel giants. Giraffes are facing a silent extinction. Their population down 40% in just 20 years. Ine ine inpoliticably. Some of the species are down 60% of their original numbers. By 2030 if the trend continues, a lot of the species will be extent. Reporter: We head into the park with Arthur muneza of the conservation foundation. He is getting his ph.d. At Michigan state. Traffic jam. Amidst the monkeys, zebras, you see the hippos and giraffes dotting the landscape another ubiquitous site. This image sums it up, doesn't it? That man is encroaching on his habitat. Yes, if you look straight up ahead you can see the real problem. So those are housing developments coming up. Yeah. And a few years back, you know, you never used to have that. All this used to be open, animals could my great going that way but now most of those areas are just inaccessible. Reporter: Detour. That giraffe is completely holding its ground. It's like huh-uh, I ain't moving. You're in my hood, church. For "Good morning America," juju Chang, ABC news, New York. That was incredible. Thank you, juju.

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