Why Do Giraffes Have Blue Tongues?

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Giraffes always have blue tongues because their tongues do not get sunburnt when out of the mouth. Giraffes have long legs and long necks and they are mostly found in savannah grassland parts of Africa.
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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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Actually the giraffe tongue is blue because it has very few blood vessels. Because of this the tongue appears to be black The animal eats a lot of thorny/prickly plants and would
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A giraffe's tongue is 50cm long & is dark grey/blue/black. One theory as to why a giraffe's tongue is this colour is to prevent it from being sunburned.
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