Giraffe - Loving my Mom
A Giraffe calf rubs up against its mother, trying to rid itself of flies. Mothers are not only there for protection and food, but also for pest control.
Baby animals are always cute and adorable. As a Giraffe addict, I simply had to share this shot.
The giraffe is an African even-toed ungulate mammal, the tallest living terrestrial animal and the largest ruminant. Its specific name refers to its camel-like face and patches of color on a light background, which bear a vague resemblance to a leopard's spots. The giraffe is also noted for its extremely long neck and legs and prominent horns. It stands 5–6 m tall and has an average weight of 1,200 kg for males and 830 kg for females. It is classified under the family Giraffidae, along with.. more