The giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) is an even-toed ungulate mammal, the tallest of all land living animal species. Males can be 4.8 to 5.5 metres (16 to 18 feet) tall and weigh up to 900 kilograms (2000 pounds). Females are...
The giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) is an African even-toed ungulate mammal,
the tallest living terrestrial animal and the largest ruminant. Its species name ...
Giraffes are the world's tallest mammals, thanks to their towering legs and long
necks. A giraffe's legs alone are taller than many humans—about 6 feet (1.8 ...
Why do so many people look up to giraffes—besides the obvious reason? The
long and short of it is that they are a wonderful example of nature's creativity.
Congo, our male Masai giraffe
reaches for a honey locust seed pod. Giraffes
use their tongues to reach high into trees, stripping leaves from branches.
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Giraffes are the world's tallest mammals. They are uniquely adapted to reach
vegetation inaccessible to other herbivores.
Contains information about the appearance, size, habitat, and diet of the giraffe.
Spending most of the day eating, a full-grown giraffe consumes over 45 kg (100
lb) of leaves and twigs a day. Learn more giraffe facts at Animal Fact Guide!
On Animal Planet's series, "Growing Up Giraffe," learn about giraffes and their life
Spectacularly tall, the giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) has a very long neck with a
short, upstanding mane, and high shoulders that slope steeply to the ...