It All Adds Up


Giraffes are the tallest land mammalA warm-blooded animal with a backbone that breathes air, and has at least some hair at some point during its life. The females have glands that produce milk, which they feed to their young.. How big? See for yourself—look for find things around your home (or on you!) that are as large as a giraffe’s…


Height: 14 to 18 feet (females are a little shorter than males)


Neck: About 6 feet long (and weighs about 600 pounds!)


HornsGrowths on the head of an antelope, cow, sheep, or goat that are never shed.: About 5 inches long


Tongue: 18 inches


Legs:  Each one is about 6 feet long


Tail: About 36 inches long


Hoof: 12 inches in diameter


Heart: 2 feet long and weighs about 25 pounds


Lungs: Can hold about 12 gallons of air