Giraffa camelopardalis


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Noun1.Giraffa camelopardalis - tallest living quadrupedGiraffa camelopardalis - tallest living quadruped; having a spotted coat and small horns and very long neck and legs; of savannahs of tropical Africa
ruminant - any of various cud-chewing hoofed mammals having a stomach divided into four (occasionally three) compartments
genus Giraffa, Giraffa - type genus of the Giraffidae
okapi, Okapia johnstoni - similar to the giraffe but smaller with much shorter neck and stripe on the legs
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Ejemplares de elefantes africanos (Loxodonta africana) y jirafas (Giraffa camelopardalis) en la hacienda Napoles.
On the origin, evolution and phylogeny of giraffes Giraffa camelopardalis. Trans.
Common ungulates include plains zebra (Equus burchelli), impala (Aepyceros melampus), dik-dik (Madoqua kirkii), Grant's gazelle (Gazella granti), African elephant (Loxodonta africana), hartebeest (Alcelaphus buselaphus), oryx (Oryx beisa), eland (Taurotragus oryx), giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis), buffalo (Syncerus caffer), gerenuk (Litocranius walleri), black rhino (Diceros bicornis), white rhino (Ceratotherium simum), Grevys zebra (Equus grevyi), and waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus) [33].
Giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis) are browsing ruminants in the family Bovidae [1].
The site is managed as a wildlife reserve and supports about 1500 large mammals including impala Aepyceros melampus, blue wildebeest Connochaetes taurinus, greater kudu Tragelaphus strepsiceros, common eland Taurotragus oryx, zebra Equus quagga and giraffe Giraffa camelopardalis. Animals can roam freely across the reserve and populations are managed as necessary.
There are nine subspecies of the giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis), and their total population has reduced from about 151,702-163,452 individuals in 1985 to 97,562 in 2015, according to IUCN.
The scientists categorised four species of the animal: the southern giraffe (Giraffa giraffa), the Masai giraffe (Giraffa tippelskirchi), the reticulated giraffe (Giraffa reticulata), and the northern giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis).
Hence their scientific name, Giraffa camelopardalis. We now know that's not true, and their only genetic relatives are the okapi.
The reticulated giraffe (Giraffa Camelopardalis Reticulata) is the tallest mammal in the world, growing up to 5,5min height and is among the most well-known of thenine giraffe subspecies.
Otobius megnini parasitizes domesticated animals, such as cattle, as well as native and exotic wildlife (Becklund, 1968) such as Addax nasomaculatus (addax), Oryx gazella (gemsbok), Tragelaphus angasii (nyala), Hippotragus niger (sable antelope), Giraffa camelopardalis (giraffe), and Equus quagga (zebras).
* The Effects of Human Activities on Habitat Quality for Maasai Giraffes (Giraffa Camelopardalis tippelskirchi) in Osupuko and Olepolos Wildlife Sanctuaries