The giraffe is the tallest living terrestrial animal and the largest ruminant, meaning it chews a cud like a cow. Its species name refers to its camel-like appearance and the patches of color on its fur. No two giraffes have the same color patch design. It just like a fingerprint. Its chief distinguishing characteristics are its extremely long neck and legs, its horn-like ossicones and its distinctive coat patterns. It stands16–20 ft tall and has an average weight of 3,500 lb for males and 1,800 lb for females.The baby giraffe has a rude entrance into the world as it drops about 6 feet when it is born.Giraffes must kneel down to drink as they cannot reach down far enough to reach water without do so.
the herd and getting in every one’s way. Just like any kid.