Giraffe Facts – Fun and Interesting Facts About Giraffe

Fun Facts Bout Giraffe

There is only one species of giraffe.

Sex of the giraffe can be identified from the horns on its head. Males and females have horns but the female horns are smaller and covered with hair.

A group of giraffes is called a tower.

Giraffe’s neck is 6 feet long.

Africa is home to both the largest and the tallest living animals. The largest being the African elephant and the tallest being the giraffe.

Giraffes are the only vertebrate species that can’t yawn.

Giraffes are already extinct in at least seven countries in Africa.

50% of the giraffe calves do not survive their first 6 months due to predation from hyenas, wild dogs and leopards. Female giraffes before mating urinate in male’s mouth.

The intestines of a giraffe measure more than 70 meter or 230 feet in length.

Giraffes live in savanna throughout Africa.