Wednesday, April 8, 2015

G - Giraffe

G Monogram clip artGiraffe? Okay, here goes. I think this word came to mind due to several videos I've watched recently. One was a giraffe playing with a goat or lamb. The other...well, I've forgotten. So I'm off to search up a something about giraffes to share with you today.

Giraffe, jeesh! What was I thinking?

  • Male giraffes will often neck wrestle to establish dominance in their herds
  • Giraffes are one of the few animals born with horns.
  • The gestational period of a giraffe is 14 to 14.5 months
  • You would have to run in order to keep up with a giraffe walking because every step a giraffe takes is 15 feet long
[Facts courtesy of Visit to see more facts.]


  1. One might say that you stuck your neck out on this post.

  2. And mommy giraffes look adorable kissing their little ones. (You've seen that picture, right?)

  3. Giraffes are adorable for sure!

  4. A giraffe would leave me behind in half a step. The horns point is going to be stuck in my head forever. Can hardly wait to bring it up as a nonsequitur in a conversation lull with a stranger. Thank you very much.
    The View from the Top of the Ladder

  5. At least we're not elephants, think they carry for 20-22 months!!

  6. You've reminded me I've got a sketch somewhere that needs finishing of a giraffe house in a Zoo that my Dad built. Thanks for the reminder. Love giraffes, never known any personally.


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