Archive for September, 2011

Giraffe

Giraffe

Giraffe Giraffe – An African mammal evenly toed – tallest of all extant land living animal species from Giraffidae family. Giraffa Camelopardalis as the scientific name similar to its archaic English name of camelopard refers to its irregular patches of color on a light background, which bear a token resemblance to a leopard’s spots. Active both day and night, giraffe’s hardly sleeps. Found in open woodland and wooded grassland key features are tall with long. Flexible, maned neck and long, Read more [...]

Elephant

Elephants

Elephant Elephants are large land mammals in two genera of the family Elephantidae, Elephas and Loxodonta. Three species of elephant are living today the African bush elephant, the African forest elephant and the Asian elephant (also known as the Indian elephant). All other species and genera of Elephantidae are extinct, some since the last ice age although dwarf forms of mammoths may have survived as late as 2,000 BCE. Elephants and other Elephantidae were once classified with other thick-skinned Read more [...]