How long are giraffe tongues?

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The length of a giraffe's tongue is between 45 to 50 centimetres. The tongue is coloured black, blue or purple, or shades of the three. It is opined that this dark colour helps to keep the tongue from getting sunburned.
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The average size of a giraffe's tongue is about 18 inches. It is a very long tongue :)
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A giraffe's tongue is 18 to 20 inches (46 to 50 centimeters) long and blue-black
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A giraffe's tongue is about 18 - 20 inches (46 to 50 centimeters) long and blue-black. Some people think the color is to keep the tongue from getting sunburned.
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They are pretty long (18" - 20") and blue-black in color. Source(s): http://www.sandiegozoo.org/animalbytes/t…
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The giraffe is an African even-toed ungulate mammal, the tallest of all land-living animal species, and the largest ruminant. A giraffe's tongue is 18 to 20 inches (46 to 50 centimeters) long and blue-black. Giraffes usually inhabit savannas, grasslands, or open woodlands. However, when food is scarce they will venture into areas with denser vegetation.
A giraffes tongue can grow up to about 20 inches long. A giraffe can grow up to about 18 feet tall and has an 8 foot tail. The males weigh up to 3,000 pounds.
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