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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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Iniosante CEO and Director Ashley Davison, along with his film crew, have traveled the globe for two years collecting footage of giraffes, and interviewing scientists for his documentary "Last of the Longnecks.
The blocks also offer environmental enrichment by encouraging our giraffes to use their long tongues to access the treat.
All materials for the venture were provided by Protective Industrial Polymers, and Niabi director Marc Heinzman said the refurbishments might upgrade care levels for the zoo's giraffes.
CHESTER Zoo's baby giraffe calf has stepped out in public for the very first time.
Two giraffe calves have been born onSir Bani Yas Island off the coast of Abu Dhabi.
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.
The name of the mascot giraffe will then be unveiled at a huge birthday party later this month, thrown to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the hospital, based at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary.
Giraffes and okapi are going through a silent extinction.
The suites are broken into three separate residences: the Giraffe Treehouses, uShaka Lodge, and the Jungle Bungalows.
but there's been a massive paucity of information about giraffes.
Basu said that he did like to link modern giraffes with fossil specimens to illustrate the process of evolution and they hypothesized that the suspensory ligament had allowed giraffes to reach large sizes that they otherwise would not have been able to achieve.
THIS summer why not treat the family to a fabulous dining experience courtesy of newly opened restaurant giraffe.