– After gestation lasting around 15 months, female giraffes give birth to 2-5 baby giraffes.
– When born, they are 2 m tall and weigh around 70 kg.
– Giraffes eat averagely 230 kg plant in a week and drink water once in 3-4 days.
– They sleep just for 1-2 hour in a day. Actually, they cannot sleep continuously but they have a nap for 5-10 minutes. Furthermore, they can sleep on foot.
– They can reach up to 50/70 km/h
– Giraffes cannot swim.
– The hearts of giraffes are bigger than their heads and are approximately 60 cm tall and weigh around 12 kg.
– Male giraffes are 4.4 and 5.5 m tall and weigh around 1.5 ton. The tallest giraffe recorded so far is 5.92 m tall and weighs 2 ton.