Giraffe:  "I have to position my legs like this, enabling me to drink."  (Photo By: © Robert Kah imagatrust. )

Giraffe: "I have to position my legs like this, enabling me to drink." (Photo By: © Robert Kah imagatrust. )

Giraffes are special. Even red ones. Dark Roasted Blend: Suddenly... Giraffe! (Funny Pics)

Giraffes are special. Even red ones. Dark Roasted Blend: Suddenly... Giraffe! (Funny Pics)

The giraffes' height and excellent vision give them a wide view of the grasslands where they live, making it easy to spot predators from a distance. Some scientists believe that other animals—such as zebras, antelope, and wildebeests—often congregate near giraffes to take advantage of their ability to see danger from a distance.

The giraffes' height and excellent vision give them a wide view of the grasslands where they live, making it easy to spot predators from a distance. Some scientists believe that other animals—such as zebras, antelope, and wildebeests—often congregate near giraffes to take advantage of their ability to see danger from a distance.

Giraffe bending down to drink. The circulatory system is adapted to deal with blood flow rushing down its neck.

Giraffe bending down to drink. The circulatory system is adapted to deal with blood flow rushing down its neck.

OKAPI - Cryptid Name: Atti    Location: Africa  The Myth: For years, explorers visiting Africa were told about a striped "African unicorn" that was believed to be some sort of rain-forest zebra. Eventually, one explorer befriended a group of Ugandan villagers who shared more information about the animal and offered him a skull from one of the creatures. Upon further inspection of the skull, the animal was classified as a member of the giraffe family and called the okapi

OKAPI - Cryptid Name: Atti Location: Africa The Myth: For years, explorers visiting Africa were told about a striped "African unicorn" that was believed to be some sort of rain-forest zebra. Eventually, one explorer befriended a group of Ugandan villagers who shared more information about the animal and offered him a skull from one of the creatures. Upon further inspection of the skull, the animal was classified as a member of the giraffe family and called the okapi

Artist: Elizabeth Warner Dimensions: 6"x6"x1.5" Original Animal - Giraffe Medium: Acrylic Surface: Canvas For more information email us at christenberrycollection@gmail.com

Giraffe

Artist: Elizabeth Warner Dimensions: 6"x6"x1.5" Original Animal - Giraffe Medium: Acrylic Surface: Canvas For more information email us at christenberrycollection@gmail.com

Shona Giraffe Sculpture    Per the website, "Shona is a 20th-century name given to a number of related ethnic groups in Zimbabwe. They speak similar dialects of a standardized Shona language, and many trace their ancestry back to the 12th-century capital city of Great Zimbabwe, whose ruins are now a UNESCO World Heritage site."  more information can be found at http://shop.nationalgeographic.com/ngs/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=72046&code=NGDAM00001&source=NG2R7710017.

Shona Giraffe Sculpture Per the website, "Shona is a 20th-century name given to a number of related ethnic groups in Zimbabwe. They speak similar dialects of a standardized Shona language, and many trace their ancestry back to the 12th-century capital city of Great Zimbabwe, whose ruins are now a UNESCO World Heritage site." more information can be found at http://shop.nationalgeographic.com/ngs/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=72046&code=NGDAM00001&source=NG2R7710017.

giraffe tongue 2    One of the giraffes wraps its tongue around the carrot

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giraffe tongue 2 One of the giraffes wraps its tongue around the carrot

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