Giraffe Facts – Fun and Interesting Facts About Giraffe

Fun Giraffe Facts

Giraffe can clean their ears with their tongue.

A female giraffe is pregnant for 15 months.

June 21, is the World Giraffe Day.

Giraffes generally give birth to one calf, twins are quite rare.

Giraffe’s eyes are the size of a golf balls.

Giraffes are tall with good eyesight for watchfulness.

Giraffes can go longer without drinking water than camels can.

When Julius Caesar discovered giraffes, he named them “camelopards” since they reminded him both of camels and leopards.

Baby giraffes grow very fast and can grow over 2 inches in a single day.

Giraffe got its name from the Arab word ‘Xirpha’ which means “the one who walks very fast.”