Giraffe weighs 1400kg

Here are a few facts about giraffes:l A male giraffe can weigh as much as a pick-up truck. That's about 1400kg .

Here are a few facts about giraffes:l A male giraffe can weigh as much as a pick-up truck. That's about 1400kg .

l Although a giraffe's neck is 1,5 - 1,8 metres, it contains the same number of vertebrae at a human neck.

l The hair that makes up a giraffe's tail is about 10 times thicker than the average strand of human hair.

l It is possible to identify the sex of the giraffe from the horns on its head. Both males and females have horns but the females are smaller and covered with hair at the top. Male giraffes may have up to 3 additional horns.

l A female giraffe gives birth while standing up.

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