Thursday, November 21, 2013

Masai Giraffe

These Giraffe's are the tallest mammals in the world with males reaching 18ft and females around 16 ft.  Males will weigh up to 2400 #'s. with the females averaging 1500 #'s.  Their life span is 20-28 yrs.

Despite their size, giraffe's like humans.  Both male and female have short skin covered horns which are solid bony out growths from the skull, unlike true horns.  They are usually silent but will utter harsh coughs, rumbles and grunts.

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