Sunday, November 9, 2008

Giraffes!

Well I'm bored. As usual. haha =). So I thought I'd give you some facts about my favorite animal: the Giraffe!

1. A new born giraffe is 6 feet tall.
2. The tongue of an adult giraffe is 27 inches long.
3. Giraffes sleep for no more than 5 to 30 minutes in 24 hours.
4. You can tell how old a giraffe is by the color of the spots, the darker the spots, the older the giraffe.
5. The average life span of a giraffe is 20 to 25 years.
6. A giraffe's heart is 24 pounds in weight and 2 feet in length.
7. A lion can die if kicked by a giraffe.
8. A large male giraffe can eat up to 100 pounds of food in a single day.
9. A male giraffe can grow up to 16 to 18 feet and weigh up to 3,800 pounds.
10. The giraffe's neck alone weigh 550 pounds!

Well thats it for the giraffe facts! Hope you enjoyed them!

Quote of the Day:
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8 comments:

Hannah said...

Wow that is incredible!!!!! :) lol okay a little too many exclamation points.

Sarah said...

wow that it soo cool! I luv baby giraffes their soo cute!

Stephanie said...

The giraffe has a blood sponge in his brain so that when he leans down to drink water he doesn't get a head rush from all the blood rushing to his head.

Zuzu said...

Those are some interesting facts! I love that they only sleep for 5 to 30 minutes per day! I wish I could get by with that...

Joy said...

That's interesting =D

Paris said...

Cute pic! Luv it!

Fwit said...

eeeeeeeeeeeew
a two foot long heart???????
-shudders-
don't worry, i'm...
processing it...

Tibby said...

wow! lol giraffes are awesome!

On youtube, go to the video yoou want to put on your blog post, and to the right in the gray box in says URL: http://blahblahblah and underneath URL it says Embed: blahblahblah. Copy and paste the stuff in the little Embed box into your blog post and TA DA!!! instant video. lol :)

 

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