How long are giraffe tongues?


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 giraffes tongue is about 19 inches long. Without its long tongue a giraffe would have a hard time reaching over 75 pounds of leaves it eats each day. For more information see here
The average size of a giraffe's tongue is about 18 inches. It is a very long tongue :)
A giraffe's tongue can reach the remarkable length of 18 in.
They are pretty long (18" - 20") and blue-black in color. Source(s):…
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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 normally have a black tongue to prevent it from getting sunburn when it is out of the mouth. The tongue is also long to help them get leaves just out ...
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 ...
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