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  1. Giraffe Evolution

    Alondra Mota 4/12/12 Per.5 Once scientists began thinking about animals in terms of evolution, the giraffe became a seemingly straightforward example. It is as if the giraffe's long neck was begging to be explained by evolutionary theorists. The idea that the giraffe got its long neck due to...

  2. Giraffes

    The word "giraffe" comes from the Arabic word, "zirafah," meaning "the tallest of all." The giraffe is the tallest land animal in the world, standing up to nine feet tall and weighing up to 2,800 pounds! This huge mammal is best known for its long neck, spotted pattern, and long legs. The...

  3. The Giraffe

    150 pounds (45 to 68 kilograms) Age of maturity: 3 to 5 years The Endangered Giraffe: Uganda giraffe is endangered. The amazingly tall land mammal. With a neck that is nearly 6 feet long, this creature is the by far better than any mix-breed of animal or plant. The name giraffe is derived from...

  4. The Domesticity of Giraffes

    The Domesticity of Giraffes Write a one to two page analysis on the poem “The Domesticity of Giraffes” and how it is associated with the concept of power and powerlessness. The poem, “The Domesticity of Giraffes” portrays the agony of a giraffe confined in captivity. The concepts of power and...

  5. Science

    MARIAM GIRGIS GIRAFFE GIRAFFE What’s tall, yellow, and has brown spots and a long neck? A giraffe! This fascinating animal has a lot of interesting facts to learn about that you wouldn’t imagine. For...

  6. Lion Vs. Giraffe

    Giraffes are the world’s tallest mammals, due to their towering legs, and long necks. A giraffes legs alone are taller than any humans, about 6-feet and can run as fast as 56 kilometres an hour. This herbivorous animal roams the open grasslands in small groups, called herds. In comparison, lions...

  7. Evolution Standards Overview

    organism that can breed and produce fertile offspring. A giraffe is a great example of how variation has allowed it’s species to survive and produce more offspring. If that one giraffe with a slightly longer neck wasn’t there, giraffes could’ve died out due to the small amount of food on low...

  8. Adaptive Value

    Adaptive value of a giraffe's neck The Giraffe is an African even-toed ungulate mammal, the tallest of all land-living animal species. Most giraffes live either in East Africa or in Angola and Zambia in southwestern Africa (wikipedia). Until the middle of the 20th century giraffes were also...

  9. Assisted Evolution

    for example a giraffe that cannot reach food up in trees wouldint live so it would die of starvation. but the longer necks giraffes would eat and survive. as time goes only the gene of the giraffes that have long necks would live and reproduce while shorter necked giraffes would die off...

  10. Infant Observation

    animals of various textures and shapes and colors. I walked over to where Kathrine sat on the mat and tried to interest her in the zebra, elephant and giraffe hanging above her. She looked up for a minute, but was more interested in me. I made faces at her, playing “peek-a-boo” so that she might trust me...

  11. Anatomy of a Giraffe

    Anatomy of a Giraffe BIO/101 06/19/2012 Audrey Stevenson Ref. Mammal Anatomy 2010 Marshall Cavendish Corporation The Giraffe is perhaps one of the most iconic species of Africa and to the mysteries and intrigue that lie within the confines of evolution. The purpose of this paper is to...

  12. How the giraffe got its long neck

    How the Giraffe got its Long Neck Many moons ago, there was a beautiful land where all was calm and pleasant. Where the gods, perched boringly on their clouds above, looked down upon the perfect animals, conferred with each other, and decided that all was good. However, one ignorant beast...

  13. Got Milk

    Bosh standing next to a giraffe. He is almost as tall as this giraffe and he is holding a glass of milk. Above both the giraffe and Chris is the caption, “Drink up. Got Milk?”. The brother shows the other brother the advertisement and they both sprint into the fridge, poor themselves a glass of milk...

  14. Toys R Us Fortune 500 Company

    of the spelling but he knew it was a definite eye catcher. Another eye catcher for Toys “R” Us was the creation of the giraffe cartoon character in 1960, Geoffrey the Giraffe. Along with this character came the jingle everyone knows and loves, “I don’t want to grow up, I’m a Toys “R” Us kid.” Geoffrey...

  15. giraffe

     Mauro Senesi constructs “The Giraffe” to symbolize and represent a new idea that is being introduced into a closed environment. “It must have seen over the houses the clotted red of the roofs and the horizon, who knows how far” (p. 233). When the giraffe extends its neck to see the town, it...

  16. How the Giraffe got his long neck

     How the giraffe got his long neck. A long time ago before giraffes had long necks they were mid –sized animals with hooved feet and strongly built bodies. People are always curious to know how giraffes got such a long neck and I know of a tale that will tell what happened. One day a...

  17. On Being the Right Size

    small animal such as a mouse were to become 5ft long, its heart would not be strong enough to pump blood throughout its body. If a large mammal like a giraffe were to become smaller, it would not be able to maintain its footing because of winds and ground vibrations. Being small or being large is neither...

  18. One Time

    Together we are the POWER RANGERS. I have the power of the white tigerzord, and matt has the power of the dragonzord.This morning Rita sent down a giraffe monster. I saw him in the angel grove park, around 12. I used my communicator to contact alpha and zordon, but they didn’t answer. I met up with matt...

  19. Giraffe

    Why did I choose to write my essay about the giraffe? I chose to write my essay about the giraffe because this mammal has been my favorite animal since the third grade. My science teacher had us do a project about an animal. I did mine on the giraffe and working on that project I became more...

  20. Advantages of Tourism to Kenya

    of the Caribbean, the mountains of the Himalayas and the wildlife in South Africa. Kenya has everything. On safari people can see lions, elephants, giraffes, rhinos, hippos, and more common animals such as buffalo, impala and zebra. There are forty game parks in Kenya in which some or all of these animals...

  21. Beliefs: Spirituality and Death

    personally plead and battle with them to give up the grip and leave the ailing person. The healer’s takes part in all night dances called a giraffe dance, which can be done by both men and women. This is where the trances take place. The N/um is a substance that lies in the pit of the stomach of...

  22. Charles Darwin's Ideas

    Silurian strata”. Charles Darwin used two of Jean-Baptiste Lamarck: the Organic Evolution and the Caloric theory. In Organic Evolution, Lamarck believed that it always stays in order; it is programmed, and follows the same track. He used the caloric theory to explain why giraffes have long necks...

  23. birds

    I like birds Sndjdjd djdjdnfnsi djdndn yhat I like to just looke at the detail of their wings they just fond me everyday Giraffes are truly giant animals. They can grow up to 17 feet tall and weigh as much as 3,000 pounds. The male giraffes, called bulls, are typically larger than the females...

  24. Live

    Live love like The aim of this report was to examine how captivity positively affects giraffes at the Adelaide Zoo, the research led to positive findings which made it easier to put into perspective why giraffes are allocated to particular Zoos, in this case the Adelaide Zoo. The misconception...

  25. Fallacy of Weak Analogy

    to that of a horse. Its teeth are also quite similar, as is the abdominal cavity and feet. So it was probably an herbivore, like horses are. 4. Giraffes and gorillas have fur, eat plants, and have names that start with Gs. They are also very large. Guinea pigs also have a name that starts with a G...

  26. Giraffe

    GIRAFFES What I’m going to talk about is the giraffes habitat, behavior, what a giraffes looks like. A giraffes habitat is in East Africa and Zambia in south Africa. Until the middle of the 20th centrey giraffes were also commonly found in West Africa, South of...

  27. Dfghj

    | | | The Giraffe who couldn't Reach   | There was once a giraffe who was taller than his brothers and sisters – he was the tallest giraffe that anyone had ever seen. The pity of it was that, being the tallest giraffe, he was also the proudest. ”Look at me!” he was always saying. “I’m...

  28. Zoo Animals over the Top

    every day, but don’t even realize how the animals’ lives are being dominated by human authority. In a typical zoo, you’d see monkeys, giraffes, lions, elephants, birds, and more. Many of the animal groups huddle together with their animal family, trying to adjust to the unreal scenery that...

  29. Giraffes Are Awesome!

    are just a necessary for everyone. So shouldn’t I be able to get one? Giraffes are a very popular animal in the world. It just so happens that they are my favorite animal. Giraffes also are great house pets too! They are very calm and get along with any other kinds of pets too. So I wouldn’t have...

  30. Giraffe Essay

    Today, not many people know much about giraffes; these animals live a very interesting life since the day that they’re born. Giraffes are the tallest animals on Earth. They eat about 100 pounds of leaves and fruits from trees everyday. These animals have a calm and easy going life. That is why if I...