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Giraffe hearts are 2 feet long and pump 16 gallons per minute Image courtesy of Infor courtesy of

Contributed by Taylor Jackson

Giraffes are my favorite animals!

Contributed by Savannah Grace Wright

This is my favourite giraffe picture to date

Contributed by Sarah Joy Blankenship

Baby giraffes are about 2 meters tall when they are born.

Contributed by Jaclyn Schwartz

A giraffe can stick out its tongue 22 inches

Contributed by Jaclyn Schwartz

The mascot of Alpha Epsilon Phi Sorority is the giraffe. It was chosen because it is the animal with the largest heart.

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A long, deep sleep is very dangerous for giraffes because they cannot sense when a predator comes near. During the day, giraffes doze on and off relaxing their necks and hanging their head downward. At night, giraffes lie down and wake up every few minutes and look around.

Contributed by Jaclyn Schwartz

For suge huge creatures, giraffes are incredibly graceful when they run. How beautiful are these creatures!

Contributed by Sarah Joy Blankenship

This is remarkable. Most girrafes don't survive the 6 foot fall from mother to the ground....

Contributed by Sarah Joy Blankenship

Giraffe dissection

Contributed by David Hamilton