I have always loved giraffes. I think they are graceful creatures that remind me of ballerinas cause of their long legs and fluid movements.
Interesting Giraffe Facts
- A new born giraffe measures about 6 feet.
- The tongue of an adult giraffe measures 27".
- Every step a giraffe takes is 15 feet in length.
- Giraffes sleep for no more than 5 to 30 minutes in 24 hours.
- A giraffe is the one of the largest, strongest and peaceful animals on Earth.
- The average life span of a giraffe is 20 to 25 years.
- A giraffe's heart is 24 pounds in weight and 2 feet in length.
- A giraffe seldom lies down, it can sleep as well as give birth standing up!
- Giraffes are blessed with excellent eyesight.
I ran across this wedding post the other day and screamed with joy at how funny these pictures are. What do you think? Aren't they great.
I just love the faces the giraffe is pulling--so funny.