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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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Target training is a great way to help get the giraffes to come to you, but the main use is for giraffe husbandry, as it allows us to safely get close to them and examine the tops of their heads and faces for example.
Giraffe Choke is founded by Cyrus Pakravan, a lifelong martial arts practitioner and supporter who has trained in both striking and grappling martial arts for over 30 years.
The role also involves representing the zoo and the Giraffe team for media interviews, and conferences in the UK and overseas.
In the upper neck, a rete mirabile (wonderful network) prevents excess blood flow to the brain when the giraffe lowers its head.
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Above all, the book will teach you how to become a giraffe supporter and spread the word about giraffes to others.
The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), meeting in Mexico, says that giraffe numbers have declined by 40% in just 30 years.
She printed the pattern, cut it apart, reduced the size of Papa Giraffe and created Big Sister Giraffe.