Facts about Giraffes

Facts about Giraffes

Kimberly Barajas, Contributor

  • Giraffes can be found in the dry area of the savanna in Africa
  • Giraffes are the tallest mammals on Earth.
  • A giraffes height can help them keep a lookout for predators like lions and hyenas.
  • Are herbivores, only consume plants. Their favorite thing to eat is the acacia tree.
  • They can eat up to 45kg of twigs and leaves a day
  • Giraffes only need to drink water once a few days
  • Female giraffes give birth standing up and within an hour they are ready to run with their mother
  • They can live up to 25 to 40 years max.

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