Free Essays on Giraffe

  1. 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...

  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 giraffe's...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. Giraffes

    Giraffes Giraffes are the tallest living terrestrial animal whose distinctive features include: its long neck and legs, its small pseudo-horns (called ossicones), its coat pattern, and its long purplish black tongue. Giraffes can reach up to 15-20 feet when fully grown, with males generally being taller...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  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. 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...

  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. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. 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...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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 are...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. 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...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. 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...