Wednesday, September 8, 2010


The Giraffe is an African Even-Toed Ungulate Mammel, its scientific name is Giraffa Campelopardails. It is the tallest animal among the land living animals species, The average weight of a male giraffe is 1,200 kilograms (2,600 lb)while for a female it is 830 kilograms (1,800 lb). Giraffe is generally 4.3 metres (14 ft) to 5.2 metres (17 ft) tall, but the tallest male was 6 metres (20 ft)in recored. It falls under family of Giraffdae and the Okapi is its closest relative. It is found usually from Chad in Central Africa to South Africa.

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