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Lief learns about Giraffes

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gocusare's version from 2018-04-01 15:56

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How many neck vertebrae do giraffes have?7, same as humans
How do giraffes usually sleep?standing up for short periods of time
What kind of trees do they like to eat?acacia
How big is their heart? (length and weight)2 feet long and 25 lbs
what happens to jugular vein in neck when they bend over?It has a series of one-way valves that help prevent excessive flow of blood to their head
what is a group of giraffes called?a tower
How do the males compete for a female?'necking' which is actually a head-butting competition
How long is their tongue and what color?20" a dark blue/purple/black color (with pink underside)
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