By Joan Hewett
Hobbs is a giraffe calf. he's turning out to be up in a wild animal park together with his mom. whilst he used to be born, he used to be 6 toes tall! He beverages his mother’s milk and slowly grows up till he can run, play, and devour with the remainder of his giraffe herd.
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Additional info for A Giraffe Calf Grows Up (Baby Animals)
At 10 years old, he is considered full grown. Even so, a giraffe can continue to grow very slowly for most of its life. Giraffes have two-toed hooves like deer, sheep, and cows. But the giraffe’s neck is quite a bit different. Scientists think that the giraffe is descended from long-necked hooved animals that lived millions of years ago. Giraffes, like humans, have 7 neck bones. But a giraffe’s neck is about 6 feet long. Its neck bones are big and heavy. The giraffe has strong neck muscles to support its neck bones.
But a giraffe’s neck is about 6 feet long. Its neck bones are big and heavy. The giraffe has strong neck muscles to support its neck bones. The giraffe’s extra large heart pumps blood all the way up to its head. Giraffes live in Africa. The plains of central and eastern Africa are dotted with acacia trees. Acacia leaves are the giraffe’s favorite food. Other hooved animals roam these great plains. But only the giraffe and the elephant are tall enough to eat from the treetops. 30 In their search for food, giraffes may leave one herd and join another.
A Giraffe Calf Grows Up (Baby Animals) by Joan Hewett