Giraffes Sentence Examples
In the giraffes the separation of the horns from the skull may be a degenerate character.
The nobles hunt antelopes with leopards, and giraffes and ostriches with horse and greyhound.
Guests can also hand-feed giraffes for an additional fee.
Obviously, a border that features images of giraffes, or a pattern of giraffe hide, would look awkward in a Southwestern theme room.
The spotted coats of animals like cheetahs, leopards and giraffes are quite stunning with their contrasting colors and complex patterns.Advertisement
Framed photos, paintings or sketches of zebras, tigers, giraffes, etc. will go great with the shower curtain.
For a jungle animal theme, look for small stuffed animals to place amongst the cupcakes, such as lions, monkeys or giraffes.
Parenting by Nature offers organic cotton soft toys and natural rubber ducks and giraffes.
Bison, raccoons, kangaroos, sloths, lemurs, giraffes, black bears, camels, Bengal tigers, several monkey species, yaks, and elk are only a few of the mammals that call Wild Adventures home.
It features an African exhibit with giraffes, chimpanzees, pygmy hippos and dwarf crocodiles.Advertisement
Formerly giraffes were found in large herds, but persecution has reduced their number and led to their extermination from many districts.
A few elephants, giraffes and zebras (equus burchelli - the true zebra is extinct) are still found in the north and north-eastern districts and in the same regions lions and leopards survive in fair numbers.
From the fact that the bony horn-core of the hollow-horned ruminants first develops as a separate ossification, as do the horns of the giraffe, while the pedicle of the antlers of the deer grow direct from the frontal bone, it has been proposed to place the hollow-horned ruminants (inclusive of the prongbuck) and the giraffes in one group and the deer in another.
This arrangement has the disadvantage of separating the deer from the giraffes, to which they are evidently nearly related; but Dr Gadow's work brings them more into line.
Possibly, however, its birthplace may prove to be Africa; if so, we shall have a case analogous to that of the African elephant, namely that while giraffes flourished during the Pliocene in Asia (where they may have originated), they survive only in Africa.Advertisement
We saw gnus, rhinos, tigers (including white ones ), lions, giraffes... But no monkeys!
The Gambia has no migrating wildebeest, giraffes or any of the large animals commonly associated with Africa.
The large Carnivora, lions, tigers, jaguars and leopards are the first favourites; then follow monkeys, then the large ungulates, elephants, rhinoceroses and hippopotamuses, camels and giraffes, deer and antelopes and equine animals, whilst birds are appreciated chiefly for plumage and song.
One of the leopards licked her hands, and the man in charge of the giraffes lifted her up in his arms so that she could feel their ears and see how tall they were.
A mural could include an African safari hunt, with giraffes, beastly lions and tigers and lots of tall grass.Advertisement
Another great style for a child's room is a baby jungle animal style print that features an assortment of baby animals, including baby giraffes.
Some giraffe print borders that feature realistic looking giraffes also display other animals such as zebras, elephants, lions, leopards and cheetahs.
Within these settings you will find animals of all description from elephants, rhinos, leopards, buffaloes and lions - Africa's "Big Five" game animals - to zebras, giraffes, an amazing diversity of birds and insects.
The ancient Greeks and Romans kept in captivity large numbers of such animals as leopards, lions, bears, elephants, antelopes, giraffes, camels, rhinoceroses and hippopotamuses, as well as ostriches and crocodiles, but these were destined for slaughter at the gladiatorial shows.
At one time London was able to supply many Continental gardens with giraffes, and Dublin and Antwerp have had great successes with lions, whilst antelopes, sheep and cattle, deer and equine animals are always to be found breeding in one collection or another.Advertisement
His food consists of all the larger herbivorous animals of the country in which he resides - buffaloes, antelopes, zebras, giraffes or even young elephants or rhinoceroses.
In the Giraffidae, which include not only giraffes (Giraffa) but also the okapi (Ocapia) and a number of extinct species from the Lower Pliocene Tertiary deposits of southern Europe, Asia and North Africa, the appendages on the skull are of type No.
The giraffes (Giraffa) are now an exclusively African genus, and have long legs and neck, and three horns - a single one in front and a pair behind - supplemented in some instances with a rudimentary pair on the occiput.
In common with the okapi, giraffes have skin-covered horns on the head, but in these animals, which form the genus Giraffa, these appendages are present in both sexes; and there is often an unpaired one in advance of the pair on the forehead.
Giraffes are inhabitants of open country, and owing to their length of neck and long flexible tongues are enabled to browse on tall trees, mimosas being favourites.
Although in late Tertiary times widely spread over southern Europe and India, giraffes are now confined to Africa south of the Sahara.
But it was giraffes that really fired up these ancient Saharan artists - some are impressively large and remarkably lifelike.
Its affinity with the giraffes is, however, clearly revealed by the structure of the skull and teeth, more especially the bilobed crown to the incisor-like lower canine teeth.