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Giraffe Battle Filmed for New David Attenborough Series

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife )

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A battle between a pair of giraffes that ends in one of them being knocked out has been filmed for the first time.

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Teresa W. (764)
Sunday December 16, 2012, 7:45 am

Past Member (0)
Sunday December 16, 2012, 9:24 am
I wouldn't like to get in between them

Nyack Clancy (538)
Sunday December 16, 2012, 10:10 am
LOVE David Attenborogh! Cant wait for that series! Thanks Cher- noted

Gloria picchetti (305)
Sunday December 16, 2012, 10:28 am
Lynn Sherr loves giraffes. She had a series about them called Tall Blondes. Most people don't know that male giraffes fight.

Birgitta S. (200)
Sunday December 16, 2012, 10:29 am
like Nyack C. saying! Sir David Attenborogh being my Guru:-))) Happy Holidays for HIM!!

. (0)
Sunday December 16, 2012, 10:47 am
No Gloria, I didn't know that male giraffes fight.

Carol Taylor (26)
Sunday December 16, 2012, 10:51 am

Robert O. (12)
Sunday December 16, 2012, 10:59 am
Thanks Cher.

Donna Hamilton (159)
Sunday December 16, 2012, 11:56 am
Noted. Thanks, Cher.

michelle l. (41)
Sunday December 16, 2012, 12:30 pm

Alicia V. (181)
Sunday December 16, 2012, 12:36 pm

Donna B. (36)
Sunday December 16, 2012, 1:14 pm
Noted and very interesting. I also had no idea that the males fought. Just glad to read that both were ok! I hope to watch the series when it starts. Thx Cher!

Christeen Anderson (658)
Sunday December 16, 2012, 1:40 pm
I learned something new from this. Thank you.

Mary Donnelly (47)
Sunday December 16, 2012, 1:46 pm
Thanks Cher--I look forward to watching the series.

Arthur S. (88)
Sunday December 16, 2012, 3:50 pm
They sure are powerful, thank you for sharing

janet f. (29)
Sunday December 16, 2012, 4:36 pm
I know this happens, but I don't like watching it.

pam w. (138)
Sunday December 16, 2012, 6:08 pm
While filming giraffes at GIRAFFE MANOR in Kenya....I accidentally was hit in the head by a giraffe as it swung its head toward me.

I can tell you that I not only saw those proverbial STARS.....but I needed to sit down!

These are powerful animals....and, although it HURT....I was greatful for the experience.

(Well....sort of.)

Colleen L. (2)
Sunday December 16, 2012, 11:31 pm
Interesting. Thanks Cher

Danuta Watola (1260)
Monday December 17, 2012, 4:34 am

Ruth C. (267)
Monday December 17, 2012, 6:21 am
Very interesting

Penny C. (94)
Monday December 17, 2012, 7:22 am

Debra B. (24)
Monday December 17, 2012, 10:58 am

Shawna S. (45)
Monday December 17, 2012, 11:44 am
Cool, sort of, lol. I had read somewhere that giraffes fight using their necks. What a sight it must be.

Suzanne L. (137)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 8:53 am
@ Pam W. Not many people could say "I was hit in the head by a giraffe and I was grateful for the experience".

Carol H. (229)
Friday December 21, 2012, 5:22 am
noted, thank you Cher
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