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Alex Thong Dr. Nayunigari The Environment April 22 2019 Biodiversity of a Giraffe The animal I chose to write this article on is a giraffe. I chose a giraffe because they are a very unique species. Male giraffes are called bulls, and female giraffes are called cows. They are very large, and they have a very elongated neck that makes them a behemoth species. Giraffes originated from Africa and they have long legs and brown patches on their fur. They are the tallest of all land animals, they can grow as long as 18 feet and their tongues are half a meter long. There are currently nine subspecies of giraffes. East Africa’s giraffes have lost up to 70% of their habitat within the last thirty years. Giraffes have impeccable eyesight. They can live up to
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  • Spring '15
  • Ayranci
  • Giraffe, 18 feet, 130 pounds, Alex Thong, Biodiversity of a Giraffe

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