2 Table of Contents Intro Meet The Giraffe : pg 1 Chapter 1 Habitat : pg 2Chapter 2 Life Cycle : pg 3Chapter 3 Close Relatives : pg 4Conclusion
3 Intro Adult giraffes eat leaves off of the highest tree’s, Their calves ( baby’s ) eat off the ones that fall.All giraffes have purple tongues. When giraffes eat theySwallow with out chewing their food and if you watchClosely their food comes back up their throat and it makesIt easier for them to chew their food. If you want to find outMore read on.
4 Chapter 1 Habitat Giraffes were once found all over Africa, But now live only in the Sahara Desert.They are large herd animals. The Sahara DesertIs mostly just dry land and a few filthy rivers. Oh andAlso the Sahara Desert is home to one of the GiraffesMain predators… LIONS..
5 Chapter 2 Life Cycle 1 After 15 months Of mating a female Giraffe give birth to a calve5At ten yrs old the giraffe is fully grownAnd starts mating.220 minutes later theCalve stands up and drinksit’s mothers milk.4Then after a couple days it starts to breed MalesHave to wait until their ten3At ten days old it stopsDrinking it’s mothers milkAnd joins the herd for the firstTime.
6 Chapter 3 Close Relative The Okipa is one of the giraffes close relativesIt has a neck of Giraffes and legs of a zebraOkipa means half zebra quarter Giraffe. The Okipa can stretch it’s two times it’s regular size!
7 Chapter 4 Defending Rhinos are also very Dangerous to giraffes.With that huge horn a rhinoCan break a giraffes leg notallowing it to run.Lions are a giraffes main predator.But giraffes have a special kickingdefense that can kick a lion across a foot ball field!!!
8 Conclusion I think giraffes are really cool animals with all their cool animal features.Giraffes are also my favorite animal.Their long long neck can weigh over 100lb!Just imagne if humans had to walk with thatMuch weight in their neck! And theygrow super fast too. Giraffes are one coolspecies .