Art print of a giraffe and foal. The giraffe is the tallest animal in the world.
This baby giraffe certainly loves her mother! Wildlife art limited edition giclée print of giraffes. African giraffes are the tallest living animals because they browse at heights most other herbivores cannot reach. The giraffe’s main distinguishing characteristics are its extremely long neck and legs. Wildlife art that depicts giraffes is therefore often in portrait format. Giraffe females bear the sole responsibility for raising the young baby giraffes. Sue Dickinson Sue Dickenson Sue Dickison Sue Dixon Sue Dickerson. Animal art of giraffe. Wildlife art of giraffe.
Camouflage is the main function of the patterns on a giraffe. It can happen that a giraffe is standing a few metres away in the bush, but it won’t be seen in passing. Unique markings make each individual giraffe different, just like out fingerprints.
Falling a huge distance at birth, giraffe foals are encouraged to stand immediately by their mothers. Because they are easy prey for predators, it’s essential that baby giraffes get on their feet as soon as possible. What makes the giraffe babies absolutely adorable is the tufts of hair on their horns. These tufts are present in all giraffes, but in baby giraffe they are much more pronounced.
Giraffe are particularly vulnerable when they’re drinking because they have to arrange their legs awkwardly in order to reach the water.
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