giraffes

Even GIRAFFES prefer a fair fight! Males only pick similar-sized opponents and abide by a strict ‘code of honour’ during their neck-on-neck battles, study finds Scientists at Manchester studied...

Giraffes don’t fight much, says Jessica Granweiler, a master’s student at the University of Manchester in England who studies nature’s tallest mammals. When they do, look out. “Fighting is extremely...

Giraffes seem above it all. They float over the savanna like two-story ascetics, peering down at the fray from behind those long lashes. For decades, many biologists thought giraffes extended this treatment...

Granny knows best! Female giraffes have evolved to go through the menopause early to make sure they stop reproducing and can look after their grandchildren, study finds Giraffes spend up to 30 per cent...

Friends DO matter: Adult female giraffes live longer when surrounded by a close social group that helps with raising children and reduce harassment from males, study reveals Females giraffes in Tanzania...

A tall order! Conservationists transport eight West African giraffes 500 miles in bid to help preserve the vulnerable species Wildlife photographer Sean Wiljoen made documentary about the giraffes’...

You ‘aving a giraffe? When Labour MP Dawn Butler said 90% of male giraffes are gay, it sparked an extraordinary row – but scientists have proven that animal sexuality IS just as complex as...

Giraffes move closer to endangered species protection as several nations agree to tighten their grip on the trade of parts Vote by committee at World Wildlife Conference paves way for its likely approval Plan...

Mum DOES know best – even for giraffes! Babies inherit their life-saving spot patterns from their mothers to help them camouflage from predators Scientists have long suspected that the spots on a giraffe...

Brutal photos show two giraffes in African Savannah KICK each other’s necks in shocking ‘play fight’ This shocking photo set shows two giraffes brutally fighting in the African savannah. Photos...