giraffe


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giraffe

the long-necked ruminant member of the family Giraffidae which it shares with the okapi. Its horns are bony outgrowths covered with skin. Called also Giraffa camelopardalis.
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18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Iniosante, a Texas-based motion picture company filming giraffes around the world, partnered with biologists to fit a live-action camera on a giraffe's head to help scientists identify factors leading to the decline of wild populations.
The baby is the 64th giraffe born at Fota since the Co Cork park started breeding them in the 1980s.
When we put the new salt licks into the Giraffe House, they absolutely loved them.
Slow and Small (ELSS) function allows the Giraffe AMB to undertake dedicated counter-Unmanned Air Systems (UAS) operations, while conducting its full suite of regular air surveillance functions.
He is the latest arrival in a giraffe baby boom at the zoo, following on from the births of Zahra, in December last year, and Sanyu, in June.
The new additions bring the island's total reticulated giraffe population to 37.
Since the breeding programme's inception on Sir Bani Yas, the Island has successfully contributed reticulated giraffes to various reserves and private institutions across the UAE.
Once he or she has been introduced, you will see the giraffe starting to pop up more and more around the hospital.
The birth of a rare okapi - the closest-living relative to the giraffe - caught on CCTV cameras at Chester Zoo |
Giraffe are the tallest land mammals with males reaching up to 18 feet tall.
The giraffe treehouses comprise six suites within the giraffe enclosure and guests can feed Hummer the giraffe from their balcony or within his enclosure.
When we asked what that meant, she would only insist that it was something she had learned in her giraffe life.