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    Giraffe History

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    The heart of giraffe is 60 cm (2 feet) long and weighs 11 kg (25 pounds). It beats 170 times per minute and pumps averagely 60 liter (16 gallons) blood in a minute. (Turtle head) Giraffes are very big animals. The best-known giraffe celebrity in history is Zarafa, the first giraffe in France and a royal gift to King Charles X from Muhammad Ali, the Ottoman viceroy of Egypt. (List verse) Zarafa—meaning “The Lovely One” in Arabic—arrived in France in October 1826. (List verse) Giraffes are common zoo animals; three main components to a giraffe’s life are physical features, diet, and habitat. A giraffe is about 14 to 19 feet tall! (Nat geo) Part of the reason giraffe is so tall because their necks are really long. Their necks weigh about 600…

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    The giraffe has the longest neck of all animals alive today. But the long neck of the giraffe must work with the circulatory system that brings blood to the brain. Since the brain of the giraffe is located so far away from the heart, the blood pressure the heart generates is approximately two times that of another animal with a similar weight. Due to the high blood pressure, the artery walls of the giraffe must be strong otherwise the giraffe would die of internal bleeding. The blood pressure,…

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    giraffa camelopardalis better known as the giraffe. Giraffes are the tallest animals in the world, but do not be intimidated by their height because they are also one of the sweetest animals. A baby giraffe is six feet tall when it is born and can grow up to fourteen to eighteen feet by the time it is an adult (The Animal Files 1).When you look at captive giraffes there does not look like there are any physical problem with them. However there are many that we do not see. The major issues are…

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    Giraffe Research Paper

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    Did you know that a giraffe’s heart is 25 pounds and 2 feet long? A giraffe has a black-blue tongue that is 16-18 inches and it is black-blue so it doesn't get sunburnt. They are pregnant for 15-18 months. Giraffes eat 75 pounds of leaves in a daily basis that is a lot of leaves! A baby giraffe called a calf is 6 feet tall just when it is born! Giraffes only have to sleep 30 minutes in a 24 hour period. The Giraffe is interesting because of when it lives, how it survives, and how it has been…

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    Giraffe Research Paper

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    camelopardalis aka Giraffes. Giraffes are the tallest mammal on earth. Their legs are about 6 feet tall and the tallest giraffes can be recorded up to 5.9m. A group of giraffes is called a tower. Despite being incredibly tall, giraffes still only have seven vertebrae in their neck, the same number as humans and most other mammals. They can run about 35 mph for a short time. Unlike most other four-legged mammals, giraffes swing both legs on the same side at almost the same time during their walk,…

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    Giraffe Award 2014 The Giraffe Project is in Washington State. The project is a small foundation, that identifies people that “make the world a better place”. According to the article Giraffe’s also “stick their necks out for the common good.” One must meet several criteria, to become a Giraffe. One of the criteria one must meet is to rock the boat, but make it do it make things better and not just more exciting. A Giraffe must also have activities that ultimately healing, and not decisive.…

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    The Giraffe Analysis

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    cannot stop it. The Giraffe by Mauro Senesi is a prime example that people do not always react the change the same ways. In the novel, ‘the boys’ were faced with having to be courageous, accepting and determined in order to save the giraffe. Similarly, these are qualities we use in our everyday lives. Firstly, the boys in the story had to find courage with in; in order to save the giraffe as no one else wanted to do it. They were forced to step outside of their comfort zone as they had to put…

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    Giraffe Essay

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    Amazing facts about the giraffe You probably think you are tall but until you realize that a baby giraffe may probably be taller than you, then you realize how short you are. The giraffe is the tallest terrestrial mammal in the world, a true beauty amongst the animals that roam the savannahs of Africa. The average height of a giraffe is between 4.3 metres to 5.8 metres with the adult female weighing about 800 kilograms and the male weighing 1,250 kilograms. This beautiful animal was first…

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    Evolution Of Giraffes

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    Up until now it has been believed that only one species of giraffe existed. Due to recent studies about the genetic makeup of giraffes across the wild in Africa, four different types giraffe have been discovered. Scientists from Senckenberg and the Giraffe Conservation Foundation are to thank for the discovery that leads to an optimistic view on the endangered species' chance of survival. This article is going to cover the recent evolution of information about giraffes and what the new…

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    sudden appearance of a mysterious figure startled the two. The new giraffe was weirdly large, and seemed quite frightening to the giraffes. His face was hidden and all you could see where his spots, but when he began speaking his voice roared like a lion. All of the sudden the ground shook, everything was shaking furiously; then it all went to the gutter, the weird giraffe began charging at He and Basim. They had not…

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