Maasai Giraffe

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Maasai Giraffe

Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi
As the tallest animals in the world, giraffes have a clear view of their surrounding on the African savanna. With excellent eyesight, they often detect predators and threats from a greater distance than do other animals.
Fact file:

Height: 13 to 17 ft

Weight: 1,200 to 4,250 lbs

Lifespan: 23 yrs in wild

Habitat: Savanna and woodland

Diet: Leaves, fruit and shoots

Current Range: Southern Kenya and Tanzania