When you think about giraffes, you probably think about looking up, way up. And with good reason. Giraffes are the tallest of all mammals, with adult males standing as tall as 5.2 meters. Even baby giraffes are 2 meters tall when they’re born. Wild giraffes live in Africa, browsing among the treetops. While a lot of how giraffes live is still a mystery, here are a few amazing facts about these gentle giants.
Learn more about the giraffe watching the CBC Docs' The Nature of Things' documentary Giraffes: The Forgotten Giants online with your family.