The giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) is largest rudiment and the tallest land mammal. This is not due to its long neck alone. The adult giraffe’s legs are taller than the average human
The average height of a giraffe differs between male and female.
Male giraffes (or ‘bulls’) can be up to 18 feet (5.5 meters) tall, with a shoulder height of 11 feet (3.3 meters).
Female giraffes (or ‘cows’) can be up to 14 feet (4.3 meters) tall, with a shoulder height of 9 feet (2.8 meters).
Even baby giraffes are huge, a whopping six feet tall at birth
The tallest recorded male giraffe was one at London zoo called George who reached an amazing 19 ft 3 in (5.88 meters) The tallest recorded female was ‘Shackie’ who is 22ft tall (6.7 meters)
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