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Rothschild’s Giraffe

Fact:
The tallest land mammal - 2 meters at birth, and up to 5.5 meters as adults. Even their tongue is 45 cm long.

Habitat:
Acacia savannas, woodlands and shrublands.

Threats:
Habitat degradation & poaching.

Range:
Sub-Saharan Africa.

Additional Information:
Giraffes have one of the shortest sleep requirements of any mammal. They only sleep between 10 minutes and 2 hours per day.