Did you know that giraffes are the tallest mammals in the world? Here are eight fun facts to help you discover more about these amazing long-necked creatures.
Giraffes are the tallest mammals in the world
They can grow up to 18 feet.
Giraffes move around in groups led by an adult male
These groups of giraffes are known as towers.
Giraffes drink water only once every few days
They get most of their water from the leaves they eat.
A giraffe’s tongue can measure up to 21 inches long
A giraffe’s heart is 2 feet long
It weighs about 25 pounds.
Giraffes are peaceful animals and rarely fight
A baby giraffe is called a calf
Giraffes are herbivores
This means they only eat plants.