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Glog-6311

by rshewlakow21
Last updated 8 years ago

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Glog-6311

GIRAFFEGiraffe

Giraffa camelopardalis

HABITAT:Found in the savannas of central, eastern, and southern Africa.

STRUCTURESTONGUE: 45cm long and used to grasp food from tops of trees.COAT: spotted to provide camouflageKNOBS: protect the head from injury during fightsTAIL: black tuft at end keeps flies and other insects awayNECK: used to reach hight into the trees

Click the arrow to watch a giraffe run.

PREDATORS:Humans will hunt adults; lions, hyenas and leopards will go after the young

REPRODUCTION:*conception occurs in rainy season and births in dry season*15 month gestation period*usually give birth to one calf*young are kept together in a group so the mothers can feed*by 6 months calf is fully independent from mother

LIFE CYCLE25 years

FAMILY LIFE:Travel in large, unorganized herds that consist of males and females of different ages.

FOOD:We like to eat leaves from acacia trees, grass and fruit.

HUMAN IMPACT:hunted for their meat, coat and taildestruction of their habitat

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