Narellah - Giraffes

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Narellah - Giraffes

  1. 1. Giraffes Narellah
  2. 2. Table of Contents
  3. 3. Habitat <ul><li>Live on arid areas </li></ul><ul><li>Live in open space </li></ul><ul><li>Live on wooded savannas </li></ul><ul><li>Part of northern </li></ul><ul><li>Dry grassy land </li></ul>Home
  4. 4. Food and Water <ul><li>Twigs and bark </li></ul><ul><li>Fruits an vegetables </li></ul><ul><li>Can go days without drinking water </li></ul><ul><li>Eat up to 140 pounds a day </li></ul><ul><li>Swallow the cud </li></ul><ul><li>Eat acacia and mimosas </li></ul>Home
  5. 5. Daily Behavior <ul><li>Drink from parent mouth </li></ul><ul><li>Stay close to mothers </li></ul><ul><li>Sleep standing up </li></ul><ul><li>Birth in quiet spot </li></ul><ul><li>Stays calf for 10 days </li></ul><ul><li>Keep sharp eye for predators </li></ul>Home
  6. 6. Family Structures <ul><li>Live in loose groups </li></ul><ul><li>Live up to 25 years </li></ul><ul><li>One male, many females </li></ul><ul><li>Born alive because mammal </li></ul><ul><li>Creashes =herds of small giraffes </li></ul><ul><li>Herd twelve to fifteen </li></ul>Home
  7. 7. Interesting Facts <ul><li>Mothers have one kid </li></ul><ul><li>Blue tongue </li></ul><ul><li>Leapords skin coat </li></ul><ul><li>Live in a herd with mates </li></ul><ul><li>Spots are like finger prints </li></ul><ul><li>Been to get water </li></ul>Home
  8. 8. Bibliography <ul><li>Tcizade, Catherine. Giraffes. Minnesota: Capstone, 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>Goldish, Meish. Giraffes and Other Hoofed Mammals. Chicago: World Book Inc, 2003. </li></ul>Home

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