GIRAFFE

Species: Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata (Reticulated)
Geographic Range: south of the African Sahara Desert
Size: up to 18 feet tall, 3000 pounds
Lifespan: 15 to 20 years
Conservation Status: Least concern
Como’s Giraffes
Find them with the African Hoof Stock Map
Fun Facts
  • Giraffes are the tallest land animal in the world.
  • These tall animals can run up to 35 miles per hour.
  • A giraffe’s tongue is almost 2 feet long.
  • Giraffes can go weeks without drinking water.
  • No two giraffes have the same pattern of spots.