Giraffes are the tallest animals of all.

They live in the wild in Africa.

This giraffe has three horns. ©kidcyber

This giraffe has three horns. ©kidcyber

The bumps on a giraffe's head are horns.

Some giraffes have five horns.


Giraffes eat only plants.

They have long necks so that they can eat leaves at the top of trees.

They have a long tongue to help them pick leaves.

A giraffe family is a bull, a cow and a calf.

A calf is very tall when it is born.

It drinks milk from its mother's body.




giraffe (say ji-rarf)

  • An animal with a long neck and legs and big spots on its skin.

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