Giraffe

Common Name: Giraffe
Scientific Name: Giraffa camelopardalis
Also Known As:
Type: Hoofed mammal
Classification: Mammal
Diet: Herbivore
Length: 380 – 470 cm (150 – 185 inch) (excl. tail)
Height: 400 – 470 cm (157.5 – 185 inch) (at the shoulder)
Weight: 828 – 1192 kg (1,825.7 – 2,628.4 lb)
Top Speed: 60 kph (37 mph)
Life Span: 10-20 years in the wild, 25-30 years in captivity
Migration Habit: Migrate during the summer season
IUCN Redlist Status: Vulnerable
Population Trend: Decreasing
Giraffe

Giraffes are Mammals that are a species of Hoofed mammal. Their scientific name is Giraffa camelopardalis.

These Mammals are Herbivores, and groups of Giraffes are known as a Tower.

Giraffe Habitat

Giraffes can be found in many countries in Africa, these countries include Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, The Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, United Republic of Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

They strive in habitats like forests, savannas, and shrublands.

Giraffes 101 | Nat Geo Wild

Giraffe Young

These Hoofed mammals mature at the age of 4 years. Once matured, Giraffes can have 1 young after a gestation period of 400-460 days.

Giraffe young are called calves and, like most animal young, are extremely cute.

Newborn Giraffe Takes Awkward First Steps | Nat Geo Wild

References: Wikipedia and the IUCN Redlist.