Did you know?
Giraffes have the same number of vertebrae in their neck as humans – 7 vertebrae!
Caroline Otto, In Honor of Joan Schaaf, Wyatt R Brown, Julie Freeman
Savannah/ Woodland areas in Africa
18 feet tall
2000 and 4500 pounds
Approximately 15 years
leaves, stems, flowers and fruit
1 calf born after 14-14 ½ month gestation
Habitat loss, poaching, ecological changes and civil unrest