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