Do giraffes have teeth?

Answer

Giraffes do have teeth. They have lower incisor and canine teeth in addition to upper and lower molars that they use along with their long tongues and strong lips to pull vegetation into their mouths and chew.

If there is uncertainty as to whether giraffes have teeth, this may be due to the fact that they have no upper incisor or canine teeth and their lower incisors and canines are separated from the molars by a large gap, or diastema. The giraffe's snout is long, so this extremely tall animal would have a considerable mouthful of teeth if its entire jaw were lined with upper and lower teeth.

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