Giraffe Facts – Fun and Interesting Facts About Giraffe

Facts About Giraffe

Unlike other mammals, when giraffes walk they move both logs on one side of the body and then both legs on the other side.

In Mozambique, overhead power lines are at least 12 meters or 30 feet high to permit safe passage of giraffe.

Female giraffes before mating, urinate in male’s mouth.

Male giraffes determine if a female is fertile by tasting its urine.

Giraffes hydrate themselves from the plants they eat, and they only need to drink once every few days.

Giraffes have four stomachs, and the extra stomach helps in digesting food.

Drinking is the most dangerous time for giraffe. While drinking it cannot keep a look out for predators and is vulnerable to attack.

Giraffes give birth while standing. The calf drops 6 feet to the ground, but it is not hurt from the fall.

Giraffes tongue is bluish purple that are tough and are covered with bristly hair helping then in eating the thorny Acacia trees.

Baby giraffes stay with their mothers for 2 years until they are big enough to take care of themselves.