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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a blue/purple and just a tiny hint of yellow. Purple.
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So they can eat without getting sunburned tongues. Giraffes don't just have black tongues; they have 18-inch black tongues. Giraffes spend most of the day eating, using these long
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The dark color of the tongue means it does not get sun burnt when it is out of the
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A giraffe's tongue is 18 to 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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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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The giraffe has a dark blue to black colored tongue. Their tongue can also be as long as 20 inches. Giraffes are the tallest and has the longest tails of all ...
Giraffes do have long blue-black tongues that are about 45 to 50 metres. The tongue is used for feeding and it normally wraps around the leaves and picks them ...
The giraffe has an amazing long tongue that is a shade of purple. It can measure as long as 18 to 20 inches long so that giraffe's can eat leaves high up in the ...
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