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25 Things You May Not Know About Giraffes
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Barb
- 344 days ago - africageographic.com
With their long necks, beautiful eyes and regal bearing, the giraffe is an awe inspiring creature whose home is on the African plains. Their unique biology gives rise to certain problems not experienced by other animals, and sometimes their
Giraffe Manor Is the Surreal Vacation Spot of Your Dreams
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Connie
- 1222 days ago - countryliving.com
This would be a great vacation!
Giraffe Widowed After Zoo Break-In
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Cher
- 2561 days ago - globalanimal.org
Zoo officials are trying to find a companion for Tofik, a widowed Rothschild giraffe, after his two female companions died after a zoo break-in on Saturday. The two females apparently died from stress when vandals broke into the facility in Lodz city.
Your Morning Adorable: Reticulated Giraffe Calf Sticks Close to His Mother at Frankfurt Zoo
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Cher
- 3066 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
At Germany's Frankfurt Zoo, a male reticulated giraffe calf named Tebogo made his public debut last week. His name translates to "thankful" in the Tswana language.
Your Morning Adorable: Rothschild Giraffe Calf Makes Her Debut at England's Chester Zoo
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Cher
- 3115 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
At England's Chester Zoo, there's a great deal of excitement about a giraffe calf born last week. The calf, a female, is the first of her subspecies -- the Rothschild giraffe -- to be born at the zoo. (Members of different giraffe subspecies, of which
Your Morning Adorable: Rothschild Giraffe Calf Reaches for a Snack at the Berlin Zoo
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Cher
- 3171 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
It's hard to top the cuteness of a gangly giraffe calf. It's even harder to top the cuteness of a gangly giraffe calf who's stretching as far as his not-yet-fully-grown neck will take him toward a container that we can only assume contains
Your Morning Adorable: Endangered Rothschild Giraffe Calf Makes His Debut at Prague Zoo
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Cher
- 3211 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
A male Rothschild giraffe calf born late last month at the Prague Zoo is gunning for the title of World's Cutest Zoo Baby.
Your Morning Adorable: Giraffe Calf Born at Denmark's Aalborg Zoo
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Cher
- 3385 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
Giraffe mother Jonna, a resident of Denmark's Aalborg Zoo, gave birth to a female calf on Feb. 11. (That's right; this baby isn't just new, it's brand spanking new!) Of course, Jonna lost no time in cleaning the calf, who looks little but actually
Trouble for Michael Jackson's Former Giraffes at Their New Home in Arizona
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Cher
- 3413 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
Police in a small northern Arizona city are investigating the deaths of two giraffes from Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch, and two others probably will have to find new homes.
White Giraffe Seen in the Kruger Park
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Cher
- 3450 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
This giraffe, with very light coloured markings, was seen in the Kruger National Park in South Africa by John van Eeden in October 2009. The colourings are much lighter than on a 'normal' giraffe giving the appearance of a worn out carpet. It may well
'Supercharged' Heart Pumps Blood Up a Giraffe's Neck
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Cher
- 3466 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
For children and scientists alike the extraordinary shape of the giraffe has posed many questions.
Nairobi's National Park: Wilderness on the Outskirts of a Metropolis
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Simone
- 3520 days ago - earthtimes.org
The giraffes appear to be in the mood for a cuddle as they gently nuzzle each others' necks and rub heads. They completely ignore the car that is parked just a few metres away because, as far as the giraffes are concerned, humans with their cars and came
20-Foot-Tall Mounted Giraffe Causes Rubbernecks in Washington
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Cher
- 3562 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
A legally-shot giraffe that has been stuffed and mounted in front of the Northwest Taxidermy Training building in Washington state is causing passersby, neighbors and animal lovers to raise an eyebrow as they drive past. Some even honk and express
Family Share Breakfast Table in Africa With Giraffes
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Cher
- 3591 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A family regularly shares breakfast with a colony of giraffes who poke their heads through the window of their home in Kenya.
   

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