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Giraffes

Giraffes

With their long necks and beautiful skin spotted skins, giraffes are the most recognizable animals on our planet.

A newly born giraffe measures around 6 feet in height. Step taken by the giraffe are about 15 feet in length. The giraffe’s age can be found in its skin spots. The darker the spots, the older is the giraffe. A baby giraffe is called a calf. The kick of giraffe is so strong that it can also kill a lion. Giraffes have outstanding eyesight, which supports them in keeping an eye on predators. The oldest recorded wild giraffe in the world is known as ‘Chopper’.

The giraffe’s scientific name is Giraffa Camelopardalis.

A newborn calf weighs approximately 100 kg. The blood pressure of giraffes is twice of humans. It is considered that giraffes don’t make any sounds, but they bellow, snort, hiss and make flute-like sounds, as well as low pitch noises. Their favorite grub is the acacia tree. There are four species of the giraffes: Northern giraffe, Southern giraffe, Masai giraffe, and reticulated giraffe. Giraffes have long necks that can be over six feet in length. Giraffes have 32 teeth.

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