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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

Similar species: Even-toed Ungulates
Species identified by Michał Łotocki
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By Michał Łotocki

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Uploaded Oct 11, 2012. Captured Mar 25, 2012 10:38 in N Rd, Cabra - Glasnevin, Dublin, Co. Dublin, Ireland.
  • NIKON D60
  • f/1.8
  • 1/2500s
  • ISO100
  • 50mm