Giraffe Anatomy

Giraffe Anatomy

The anatomy of a giraffe has astonishing dimensions including almost 20 feet height, a long neck and up to over 3,000 pounds in weight. Its skin adapted to camouflage with the vegetation.

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Giraffe Communication

Giraffe Communication

Giraffes do not emit a distinctive sound but produce a variety of vocalizations according to the conditions. However, many of its sounds are of low frequency inaudible to the human being.

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Giraffe Evolution

Giraffe Evolution

Although the origin of giraffes has a common ancestor with the okapis, the evolutionary reasons of their long neck remain a question for which several theories have emerged.

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Giraffe Feeding

Giraffe Feeding

Giraffes feed on plants and vegetables. Among the diverse vegetation offered by their natural environment, they have a preference for the Acacia tree, which is known to have long and dangerous spines.

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Giraffe Habitat and Distribution

Giraffe Habitat and Distribution

If we talk about the emblematic and native fauna of Africa, giraffes are a perfect example. They live in the savannas and open forests of different countries, in areas increasingly reduced by human activity.

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