Tag Archive | Giraffe

World’s Tallest Land Mammal

Standing up to 18 feet tall and weighing upwards of 3,000 pounds, the giraffe lives on the African savanna where trees flourish. Giraffes browse on acacia trees (those are the umbrella like trees of the African savanna) and mimosa and apricot trees. The giraffe’s heart is huge. It is 2 feet long and weighs 25 […]

The Serengeti Plain in Florida

Several species of zebras roam the open scrublands graze on wild grasses. Giraffes, some 15 feet tall saunter into the shade of taller trees. Rhinos browse the wild plants of the plain as antelope wander from across the grasslands. It is not Africa, but it is a similar habitat within Busch Gardens, Tampa. Except for […]