Giraffe Facts – Fun and Interesting Facts About Giraffe

Amazing Facts About Giraffe

Giraffes are considered as the Least Concern of becoming extinct in its natural environment in the near future by the IUCN.

There are 9 subspecies of giraffe.

Giraffe has the biggest hearts of any land animal.

Hair on giraffe’s tail is 10 times thicker than a human hair strand.

Giraffes are not territorial, but live in herds of 12-15 giraffes, with an older male leading the herd.

Giraffes have valves to protect its brain and keep it from blacking out when it lowers its head to drink. The valves constrict and release the blood flow.

Giraffe can drink about 10 gallons of water on a single go.

Giraffes eat food that is similar to a cow. They chew it, swallow it, and then regurgitate it and chew it some more.