学 名：Giraffa camelopardalis
分 类：偶蹄目 长颈鹿科
Scientific name: Giraffa camelopardalis
English name: Giraffe
Category: Artiodactyla Giraffidae
Distribution: Most of the sub Saharan Africa.
Habits: The giraffe is the highest animal in land. Live in the savanna and forest edge. Are social and sometimes gather around with Antelope, Zebra etc. feeding on all kinds of leaves. They are very timid with poor defense ability. Are crepuscular animals, usually stand to sleep and occasionally lie down during the day. The pace of giraffe is out of the ordinary, they move the same side limbs at the same time, and the speed could be up to 56 km/h. The breeding season is not fixed .The gestation period is 14 to 16 months. They have one baby at a birth, rarely born twins. They reach Sexual maturity at 3 to 5 years old .The life span is about 30 years.