BC: Giraffe, is a book about the life of the giraffes.
FC: Giraffe Alexandra Christine Fishel
1: Giraffe By:Alexandra Christine Fishel
2: Tall Neck Facts Did you know that a new born giraffe is 6ft tall!
3: When a giraffe is born they have horns. The scientific name for a giraffe is "Camelopardalis". Each giraffe has its own unique pattern.
5: The tongue of an adult giraffe is 27 inches long. A giraffe is a vegetarian and lives on the leaves of the baobab tree. Giraffes are able to pick things up with the help of their tongues.
6: Tall Neck Fact Did you know that every step a giraffe takes is 15 feet in length
7: Giraffes sleep for no more than 5 to 30 minutes in 24 hours. Luckily, giraffes have elastic blood vessels in their necks,this makes it possible for them to drink water from a stream without fainting.
14: A group of giraffes constitute a herd. Neck wrestling matches are often held to show authority in their herds.
16: Giraffes are blessed with excellent eyesight. This helps them keep an eye on each other from a distance
19: An adult giraffe is called a bull, a female is called a cow, and a young a calf.
20: A giraffe is one of the largest,strongest, and peaceful animals on earth
22: A giraffes age can be calculated from its spots, the darker the spots, the older the giraffe. A large male giraffe can eat up to 100 pounds in a single day.
23: The average life span of a giraffe is 20 to 25 years
24: Lions and large packs of heyenas, are giraffes enemies.
25: A lion can die if kicked by a giraffe.