10 September, 2005

The Amazing Giraffe

Did you know......
Did you know that giraffes make the worst mothers? And that a giraffe's tongue can sometimes be over a foot and half long! All Necks and Legs: The giraffe, the tallest animal in the world, lives on the African plains. It can reach high into the trees, especially acacias, to feed, and can run at nearly 50 kmph. And there are more amazing facts about the giraffe!

But they are very peaceful and extremely graceful, especially when running. And I do love watching them. In the wild. Never in zoos!

More on Giraffes: African Wildlife Foundation, Animal Diversity Web, giraffes.org,

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