If you are on the second story of a building and if you find a giraffe peeping through the window, don’t be alarmed as that is the natural height of a Giraffe.
Surprisingly for the long neck, it has only seven vertebrae, the same as what a human neck has, but each vertebra is over ten inches long.
Sophie la Giraffe, a teething toy created in 1961, is making a come back and is being sold in the American stores at $25 each. Innovative advertising tactics has made this an international hit and is being stocked in high end baby boutiques around the world like Australia and Japan.
It maybe debatable, but the sad fact is that in South Africa, Namibia and Zimbabwe it is still legal to kill these gentle long legged friends. Some pay as high as 10,000 pounds for a kill after which they pose with the kill.
After reading an article (on the net) I just asked myself “Why did they not shoot them with a camera instead of a gun?” For those who want to read the article and see the pictures.
And more pics in the Daily mail.