Giraffe •

The giraffe has intrigued various ancient and modern cultures for its peculiar appearance, and has often been featured in paintings, books, and cartoons. It is classified by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as vulnerable to extinction and has been extirpated from many parts of its former range.

Size – 14 – 19 ft
Weight – 1,750 – 2,800 pounds
Lifespan – 25 years

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