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noun as in ungulate


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Zoos across the country have been especially clever, scheduling porcupines, hippos, llamas and giraffes to make appearances on video calls for a fee.

The more gregarious adult female giraffes in northern Tanzania’s Tarangire ecosystem tend to live longer, concludes wildlife biologist Monica Bond of the University of Zurich.

Most giraffes will be around that height, though they might be a bit taller or shorter.

Unless, like a giraffe, the centaur just had a really large heart — in the horse portion.

Another study looks at how giraffe hearts develop compared to those in people.

Their excuse for the killing the giraffe was that they were worried about inbreeding.

He posted two tweets about Marius, raging against the zoo's breeding practices and paying tribute to the young giraffe.

Last Sunday Marius, a 2-year-old giraffe, was slaughtered at the Copenhagen Zoo.

A massive giraffe overlooks the fantastical cluster of disparately shaped and designed buildings.

Beyond the river, caramel plains rolled away to the distant horizon, spotted with acacia trees and slow-moving giraffe.

He was holding his big head high in the air, like a giraffe, and gazing proudly about him as he ran.

Jumping up, he presented at the giraffe, which was galloping off about two hundred yards ahead.

The giraffe is found in the Luanga valley; it is also met with in the extreme north-east of the country.

It was a gobbler, I tell you, that was nearly as big as a giraffe.

The giraffe, as well as the Peruvian horse, has this peculiar movement naturally.

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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to giraffe, such as: buffalo, camel, cattle, cow, deer, and elephant.

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