GIRAFFES FOOD AND WATER• Giraffes eat up to 75 pounds a day and what they eat is acacia buds!!!• Giraffes can drink up to 12 gallons of water in one sitting!• In the San Diego zoo giraffes enjoy raw onions as special treat!
FUN FACTS ON GIRAFFES• Their hearts beat up to 170 times a minute.• Giraffes don’t cry or bathe.• One kick by a giraffe can kill a lion.• Giraffes can moo, hiss, roar and whistle to communicate.• Giraffes have to longest tails of any land mammal – It is 8 feet long.
MORE FUN FACTS• Natural predators of giraffes are lions, hyenas, and wild dogs.• They weigh 1700 to 2800 pounds.• Giraffes can run as fast as 35 mph• A giraffe is the tallest land mammal.
EXTRA FUN FACTS• Giraffes legs are 6 feet long.• Female giraffes are pregnant for about 15 months before giving birth.• Giraffes tongues are purple with a little bit of black at the tip.• Giraffes only live in Africa.
• Thanks for watching my expert project on GIRAFFES By: Ashleigh
PICTURE OF GIRAFFES This is two giraffes necking! This is a group of giraffes called a herd!