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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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Giraffinae includes the genus Giraffa, and the subfamily Sivatheriinae is represented by Sivatherium, Bramatherium, Helladotherium, Hydaspitherium and 2007).
Giraffa punjabiensis (Giraffidae: Mammalia) from Middle Siwaliks of Pakistan.
The lower premolars are very close to the species Giraffa punjabiensis regarding the size.
Genus Giraffa is placed in the subfamily Giraffinae.
Key words: Mammalia, Vertebrates, Giraffa priscilla, Miocene, Siwaliks.
Different species of Giraffa have been reported from Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania during Neogene and Quaternary (Geraads, 1987, 1988; Geraads et al.
2005: Social influences on vigilance behaviour in giraffes, Giraffa camelopardalis.
The living analogues for browsers are a giraffid; Giraffa camelopardalis Linnaeus (1758) and a cervid; Capreolus capreolus Linnaeus (1758).
The Siwalik middle Miocene small forms include the genera Giraffokeryx and Giraffa, while the late Miocene large forms include the genera Bramatherium, Hydaspitherium and Sivatherium (Bhatti, 2005).
Giraffokeryx punjabiensis, Giraffa priscilla (Matthew, 1929; Colbert, 1933, 1935; Pilgrim, 1937, 1939; Raza, 1983; Akhtar 1992; Barry et al.
The small giraffids found in the Lower and Middle Siwaliks include Giraffokeryx and Giraffa (Colbert, 1935; Bhatti, 2005).