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Species Spotlight: Giraffe

A giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis)

What are giraffe groups called?

Giraffes are very social animals that roam in groups called towers.

Why don't giraffes drink much water?

Giraffes don't drink much because they get most of their water from a leafy diet, only drinking every few days.

How do female giraffes give birth?

Female giraffes give birth standing up and within 30 minutes, offspring are standing and then running only hours later.

 

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