Giraffe – Naypyitaw Zoo and Safari


length Male -18 ft, Female – 13 ft
Weight 1750 to 2800 lb
Sexual Maturity 5 years old
Birth Rate   1 calf (sometimes twins
Life Span 20 – 25 years
Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis rothschildi)

Distribution - Savannas, grassland, and open woodland.

Characteristics - The tallest terrestrial animal and its distinguishing characteristics are extremely long neck and legs.

Habitat - Females usually live with their babies in a group which consist more than a dozen. Adult males are isolated. They have less sleeping time like two hours. They are the largest ruminant.

Food -Herbivore. They are able to eat 75 pounds and drink 10 gallons of water.

Remark - They are endangered species on IUCN Red List.


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