Free Essays on Giraffe

  1. 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 explain...

  2. Zoo Project Reticulated Giraffe Essay

    Bonner, The St. Louis Zoo needs the tallest animal in the world, which is the Reticulated Giraffe! This giraffe is also known as the “Somali Giraffe” and is always represented at famous zoos. The Reticulated Giraffe should be included in the new zoo because of their inexpensive diet, their fascinating...

  3. 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 instance...

  4. The Domesticity of Giraffes by Judith Beveridge.

    The poem, The Domesticity of Giraffes portrays the agony of a giraffe confined in captivity. The concepts of power and powerlessness are evidently portrayed through the uses of several techniques such as metaphors, allegory, contrast and oxymoron. It is through these techniques that the concepts of power...

  5. Giraffe Evolution

    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 food shortages in the lower reaches of trees seems almost self-evident. The giraffe is taller than...

  6. Giraffes Are Awesome!

    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 to worry about my giraffe not getting along with the...

  7. 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...

  8. Giraffes in Captivity

     Giraffes Held Captive Giraffes are a big attraction in zoos because of their friendly and outgoing behavior. However, in the wild they are not as acquaint. Their lives are dramatically different in captivity than they would be if they were living in the wild. In the wild a giraffes diet consists of...

  9. Biology

    1 Evolution of Giraffes: Darwin’s theory The main thing that has changed dramatically in Giraffes is their neck length. Darwin’s theory suggested that natural selection caused the Giraffe's neck to be longer. In a point of time there could have been many different heights of giraffes. Some theoretically...

  10. 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 Sahara...

  11. Giraffes

    The giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) is an African even-toed ungulate mammal, the tallest living terrestrial animal and the largest ruminant. Its species name refers to its camel-like appearance and the patches of color on its fur. Its chief distinguishing characteristics are its extremely long neck...

  12. 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 the...

  13. BIO 240 UOP Course tutorial/Uoptutorial

    major observations. • An example of how natural selection may have worked in a population (for example, moth in New England, drug-resistant bacteria, giraffes, finches in the Galapagos Islands, or another species you select) • An explanation of how adaptations help species survive such as mimicry and camouflage...

  14. BIO 240 UOP Courses / Uoptutorial

    major observations. • An example of how natural selection may have worked in a population (for example, moth in New England, drug-resistant bacteria, giraffes, finches in the Galapagos Islands, or another species you select) • An explanation of how adaptations help species survive such as mimicry and camouflage...

  15. 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 changed...

  16. BIO 240 UOP Courses / bio240dotcom

    major observations. • An example of how natural selection may have worked in a population (for example, moth in New England, drug-resistant bacteria, giraffes, finches in the Galapagos Islands, or another species you select) • An explanation of how adaptations help species survive such as mimicry and camouflage...

  17. 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...

  18. 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 powerlessness...

  19. 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...

  20. Giraffe

    GIRAFFE FACT SHEET STATUS: Vulnerable. DESCRIPTION: Giraffes are one of the world's tallest mammals. They are well known for their long necks, long legs, and spotted patterns. Giraffes have small "horns" or knobs on top of their heads that grow to be about five inches long. These knobs are used to protect...

  21. 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...

  22. Got Milk

    magazines, one of them comes upon an advertisement that happens to have Chris 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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 had...

  26. Judith Beveridge poems

    Poetry offers a new way to look at familiar situations. Judith Beveridge does this in three of poems. “The Domesticity of giraffes”, “Fox in a tree stump” and “The Two Brothers”. Through the use of repetition and personification she incorporates her feelings about cruelty towards animals and humans....

  27. birds

    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, called cows. The babies aren't exactly small either. A baby giraffe, called a calf, is 6 feet tall at birth! Giraffes also...

  28. 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 giraffe's...

  29. Giraffe

    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 fascinated by the giraffe as I was working...

  30. BIO 240 UOP Course/ Tutorialrank

    major observations. • An example of how natural selection may have worked in a population (for example, moth in New England, drug-resistant bacteria, giraffes, finches in the Galapagos Islands, or another species you select) • An explanation of how adaptations help species survive such as mimicry and camouflage...