Giraffe is an artiodactyl mammal in Africa having the tallest height among all animals. Giraffa camelopardalis happens to be the species that these giraffes originated from. Its main features include long legs and necks, the skin coat patterns and the assicones. The International Union for Conservation of Nature classify giraffes as been vulnerable to extinction.

Key Facts

  • They can ran at a speed of 10mph covering a large distance.
  • Giraffes have to spread their tall legs to reach the ground as their neck is too short.
  • Most of their lives is spent standing. Even when sleeping.
  • We can distinguish giraffes by their unique individual patterns on their skins.
  • Less water is drank by these animals. Most of it comes from the vegetation they feed on.

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