Free Essays on Giraffe

  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  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. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. Domesticity of Giraffes and Fox in a Tree Stump

    THE DOMESTICITY OF GIRAFFES AND FOX IN A TREE STUMP SPEECH. Good morning/Afternoon class, in my speech I will be discussing my understanding of the poems Domesticity of Giraffes and Fox in A Tree Stump by Judith Beveridge. Moral values and meanings are portrayed through these two poems by expressing...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. teaching English by using pictures

    a new word [point] Giraffe. What word? Spell Giraffe. What word? This is a Giraffe. [Small] This is a Giraffe. [Large] This is a Giraffe. [Eating] This is a Giraffe. [Child] This is a Giraffe. [Adult] Test Is this a Giraffe? Show two actual Giraffes then proceed by showing...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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 not...

  18. 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...

  19. 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...

  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. 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. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. 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...

  28. 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...

  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 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...