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. Judith Beveridge Speech

    for life in all. Through her two poems ‘the domesticity of Giraffes’ and ‘the streets of Chippendale’ these both communicate her ideas and values the strongest. One of Beveridge’s strongest values is of life, in ‘the domesticity of giraffes’ this is displayed from the first sentence of the second stanza...

  3. The Giraffe

    important and what I feel is the greatest animal studied in zoology is the giraffe also known as Giraffa camelopardalis. The giraffe is the tallest animal averaging seventeen feet. Giraffes usually weigh about 2,500 lbs. Giraffes along with their extremely tall bodies have tongues usually fifteen inches...

  4. 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...

  5. Lion and Giraffes

    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...

  6. BIO 240 Phoenix Tutorials/Uophelp

    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...

  7. 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...

  8. Red Mangrove

    ‘Da-dah! Elle Macpherson eat your heart out.’ ‘Don’t be sarcastic.’ I snapped. ‘Hey, Killer, what’s wrong?’ ‘I look like a bloody giraffe.’ ‘Who told you that?’ ‘A giraffe in a tizzy tennis dress.’ ‘And that’s why the Mercury has photos of you everywhere? Look at this, what do you see?’ ‘That’s not...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. BIO 240 UOP Course Tutorial / Uophelp

    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...

  12. Strategic Plan - Zoo

    research, recreation, animal management and educational programs that encourage support and enrich the experience of the public. Everyone’s favorite giraffe, “Jimmie”, is out to say hi to the crowd.     Core Values - Our core values are critical to our success and are the foundation of our organization...

  13. Shel Silverstein

    Nordstrom, encouraged him to write children’s books and poetry. “Uncle Shelby’s Story of Lafcadio: The Lion Who Shot Back” was first, followed by “A Giraffe and a Half” and “The Giving Tree.” The latter became very popular with adolescents and also his most widely discussed. Many believe it’s themes to...

  14. BIO 240 Apprentice tutors/snaptutorial

    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. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. The Savanna Biome

    savannas covered with acacia trees. The Serengeti Plains of Tanzania are some of the most well known. Here animals like lions, zebras, elephants, and giraffes and many types of ungulates (animals with hooves) graze and hunt. Many large grass-eating mammals can survive here because they can move around and...

  18. BIO 240 UOP Courses / 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...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. A Visit to the Zoo

    cheetahs, leopards, bears, rhinoceros, hippopotamuses, elephants, giraffes, zebras, antelopes, stages, horses, and rabbits etc. the Deer, Antelopes and Stages were very active and alert. The Hares and Rabbits were naughty while the tall giraffes and twin-coloured zebras were busy eating or grazing. The rhinoceros...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. BIO 240 COURSES / SNAPTUTORIAL

    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...

  25. 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...

  26. BIO 240 Tutorials / 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...

  27. story

    We are always choosing additional Giraffe Heroes who stick their necks out for the common good. If you would like to nominate someone, please see more information on our nomination page. Giraffes tend to be involved in long-term efforts they have initiated, rather than in-the-moment physical heroism...

  28. toys r us paper copy

    focusing on his everyday shopper, the parent looking for a birthday present or a child looking to spend his/her weekly allowance. By 1960, Geoffrey the Giraffe became Toys “R” Us’ mascot and the slogan “I don’t want to grow up I’m a Toys “R” Us kid” became world-wide known, making Toys “R” Us one of the most...

  29. the giraffe

    Stories The Giraffe by Mauro Senesi Nov.28 2012 Summary: A Merchant came to a small town and brought a giraffe to attract people.He dies while he's there. The Giraffe is left to the town to take care of,The people Wanted to kill right away,but a group of young boys step up and take the Giraffe into their...

  30. what is an essay

    have nicknames that do not end with an s. A lion in the wild usually makes no more than 20 kills a year. Woodpecker scalps, porpoise teeth, and giraffe tails have all been used as money. Shakespeare invented the words “assassination” and “bump.” There is no solid proof of who built the Taj Mahal...

  31. 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...

  32. BIO 240 Course Material - 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...

  33. 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...

  34. Giraffes

    Standing at 18ft tall or more, the giraffe is the world’s tallest land animal. Under the species name, Giraffa Camelopardalis, there are a total of 6 subspecies that are identified by their different coat patterns. Since the giraffe’s spots are similar to the leaves of a tree, they can easily camouflage...

  35. hiii

    food competition hypothesis for giraffe neck length might not be correct? A) In the populations studied to date, giraffes never feed high in trees. B) In certain populations at certain times of year, only male giraffes feed high in trees. C) Male and female giraffes spend most of their time feeding...

  36. Australian Contemporary Issues

    underneath the illusion of the ‘lucky country’ while disconnections within society leads to discontent. This is evident in the poem The Domesticity of Giraffes by Judith Beveridge and Drifters by Bruce Dawe as the composers influence their works with their own background. The film Beneath Clouds directed...

  37. 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...

  38. Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) Vaccines Market Future Lies In Oil-Based Vaccines, Expected To Reach US$0.95 bn by 2020

    majorly on animals such as pigs, cattle, sheep and goats, and others. These vaccines can be also administered to certain species of deer, camels, and giraffe. Amongst these, the segment of cattle led the market in 2013 due to the rising presence of cattle globally. In addition, this segment is also fuelled...

  39. 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) ----------------------------- BIO 240 Week 5 Human Evolution Paper and Presentation...

  40. 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...

  41. Animals Interesting Facts

    more tender than the right one. The only dog that doesn't have a pink tongue is the chow. Dogs and humans are the only animals with prostates. The giraffe has the highest blood pressure of any animal. Zebras can't see the color orange. There are more insects in ten square feet of a rain forest than...

  42. Giraffe

    The giraffe is one of only two living species of the family Giraffidae, the other being the okapi. The family was once much more extensive, with over 10 fossil genera described. Giraffids first arose 8 million years ago (mya) in south-central Europe during the Miocene epoch. The superfamily Giraffoidea...

  43. 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...

  44. Giraffes

    Giraffes also known as its scientific name Camelopardalis, these brownish, blackish, orangish, spotty separated by light-colored or whitish lines creatures, are the world’s tallest Mammals which live in the African range around the southern part of the Sahara in the savannas and grassland areas. The...

  45. Concepts of Biodiversity

    day concept of biodiversity. VALUES OF BIODIVERSITY A wildlife expert once wrote, ‘we can marvel at the colors of a butterfly, the grace of the giraffe, the power of an elephant and the delicate structure of the diatom. Every time a species goes extinct, we are irreversibly impoverished.’ 1. AESTHETIC...

  46. Platelet Aggregation Devices Market- Understanding the Key Product Segments and their Future

    majorly on animals such as pigs, cattle, sheep and goats, and others. These vaccines can be also administered to certain species of deer, camels, and giraffe. Amongst these, the segment of cattle led the market in 2013 due to the rising presence of cattle globally. In addition, this segment is also fuelled...

  47. Esl Zoo Assingment

    the animals provides a type of entertainment for a lot of people who might never get a chance to see such a things such as lion, tiger, snakes, and giraffe. There are so many animals are extinct from the world. By keeping animals in the zoos is to help breeding them in a control, healthy environment...

  48. UOP BIO 240 Week 4 Natural Selection Paper

    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...

  49. BIO 240 Phoenix course tutorial / uophelp

    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...

  50. how to speak giraffe

    looking at this document? Learn to speak Giraffe! Ever heard of Marshall Rosenberg? He is de founder of ‘non-violent communication’. And with this non-violent communication, he works with to handpuppets: one of a jackal, and one of a giraffe. Because giraffes have the biggest heart of al country animals...

  51. Keeping Animals in Zoos

    Sunday afternoons in every major city many families go to the zoo with kids. They always have a lot of fun, see many rare animals, funny monkeys, tall giraffes, huge elephants and cute koalas. But what is going on with animals? On the one hand, animals are safe in zoos, which means they cannot be hurt in...

  52. BIO 240 UOP Tutorial / 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...

  53. Little Hans

    like the sounds that the horse made when it was walking on the cobblestones. Hans had a dream once that involved giraffes. Freud found this interesting because in Hans’s dream one of the giraffes had spoken to him and one had either been injured or one had died. After Freud had looked at all the evidence...

  54. Habitats of animals

    close to 2 years! Giraffes Distribution: giraffe's scattered range extends from Chad in the north to South Africa in the south, and also from Niger in the west to Somalia in the east. Habitats: savannahs, grasslands, and open woodlands. Diet: Their long necks help giraffes eat leaves from tall...

  55. A Comparative Essay between two poems: "The jaguar" and "The Domescity of Giraffes".

    this, I will refer to two poems called The domesticity of Giraffes by Judith Beveridge and The Jaguar by Ted Hughes. Mans relationship with nature is portrayed by Judith .1. Beveridge and Ted Hughes in their poems, The Domesticity of Giraffes and The Jaguar. They both express their views in their poems...

  56. waris dirie

    And as a child, the freedom I had to experience nature’s sights, sounds and smells was pure joy. We watched lions baking in the sun. We ran with giraffes, zebras and foxes. We chased hyraxes—rabbit-size animals—through the sand. I was so happy. Gradually, those happy times disappeared. Life became...

  57. 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...

  58. Most Magical Place on Earth

    souvenir shop at the end of the ride was full of amazing artifacts along with many different types of the animals found among the ride itself. As a crazy giraffe fan, I had finally made it to a place I could ease my obsession. While talking to the tall, skinny, bright blonde haired tour guide Brian, it made...

  59. BIO 240 UOP Course Material - 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...

  60. Native Americans and Westward Expansion

    this time. Despite the fact that there is only a single word separating Native Americans from White Americans, the two seem to be as different as giraffes and sea turtles. For example, White Americans (including the African Americans, Caucasians, immigrants, etc.) take their basic family units and separate...