Giraffes get kidney stones.
A giraffe in a fight never bites.
If a giraffe didn’t have a six-foot neck, it probably wouldn’t need a 25-pound heart. Takes a big heart to pump blood so high to the head.
A giraffe’s spots fade with age.
In southern Algiers is one special truck route around low overpasses, established years ago solely to transport giraffes. You can’t make giraffes duck. They won’t do it.
A baby giraffe grows an inch a day. And some baby giraffes have been seen to grow as much as half an inch an hour!
Giraffes never stop wagging their tails.
A giraffe’s digestive system is about 280 feet long.
Giraffes can’t tell green from orange.
A giraffe can close its nose.
Julius Caesar was the first person to take a giraffe to Rome.
The wild yak is almost twice as big as the domestic working variety.