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Giraffe - Wikipedia
7 Jul 2020 at 4:02pm
The giraffe (Giraffa) is an African artiodactyl mammal, the tallest living terrestrial animal and the largest ruminant.It is traditionally considered to be one species, Giraffa camelopardalis, with nine subspecies.However, the existence of up to eight extant giraffe species has been described, based upon research into the mitochondrial and nuclear DNA, as well as morphological measurements of ...

giraffe | Facts, Information, Habitat, & Lifespan | Britannica
9 Jul 2020 at 1:19am
Giraffe, (genus Giraffa), any of four species in the genus Giraffa of long-necked cud-chewing hoofed mammals of Africa, with long legs and a coat pattern of irregular brown patches on a light background. Giraffes are the tallest of all land animals; males (bulls) may exceed 5.5 metres (18 feet) in height, and the tallest females (cows) are about 4.5 metres.

Giraffe | National Geographic
8 Jul 2020 at 12:04pm
The giraffe's stature can be a disadvantage as well?it is difficult and dangerous for a giraffe to drink at a water hole. To do so they must spread their legs and bend down in an awkward ...

Giraffe | Definition of Giraffe by Merriam-Webster
7 Jul 2020 at 4:02pm
Giraffe definition is - a large fleet African ruminant mammal (Giraffa camelopardalis) that is the tallest of living quadrupeds and has a very long neck and a short coat with dark blotches separated by pale lines.

Giraffe Facts & Photos | Live Science
9 Jul 2020 at 11:35am
Giraffe populations are challenged because of poaching and shrinking habitat. The animals' tails are made into good-luck bracelets, fly whisks and thread for stringing beads, according to the ...

Giraffe - Facts, Sounds, Diet & Habitat Information
10 Jul 2020 at 2:32pm
The Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis meaning ?fast walking camel leopard) is an African even-toed ungulate mammal, the tallest of all land-living animal species. The giraffe is related to deer and cattle, however, it is placed in a separate family, the Giraffidae, consisting only of the giraffe and its closest relative, the okapi. The giraffes range extends [?]

Amazing Facts about Giraffes | OneKindPlanet Animal ...
7 Jul 2020 at 4:31pm
Giraffe tongues and lips are tough and specially adapted to allow giraffes to forage on trees that other animals would avoid, such as acacias, which are very thorny. What colour is a giraffe?s tongue? Giraffe tongues are dark blueish in colour, which is thought to be a form of sun protection.

Stolen metal giraffe found, will return to St. Louis ...
9 Jul 2020 at 6:37pm
Since the giraffe was stolen, Hafner said he had received at least 40 tips from people about random giraffe figures dotting the region, including a giraffe outside an antique shop in Illinois he ...

Huntington, WV - Pink and Green Giraffe
8 Jul 2020 at 12:40pm
This giraffe is really pretty awesome, a surprising sight on a jumbled and busy old stretch of businesses. I loved how perfectly odd it was in that setting! [Megan Huddleston, 11/09/2016] Pink And Green Giraffe. It's a pink and green giraffe on US Highway 60. [Amy Drake, 09/05/2012]

Close Encounters ? Long Island Game Farm
2 Jul 2020 at 1:09pm
Giraffe Encounter. Clifford has traveled south for the season to visit his girlfriend! See you next year! Wallaby Encounter. The Long Island Game Farm Wallaby & Friends Encounter gives guests the opportunity to get up-close and personal with the park?s newest marsupial members. Along with meeting the new Wallaby, Irwin, as well as his baby ...

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