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Some Facts About Giraffes: Its tongue is 18 inches long. Typically get most of their water from the Acacia leaf, but will drink up to 10 gallons of water per day. The horns or knobs on the giraffes head are called Ossicones Their heart is 610mm long and weighs about 12 kilograms Their heart beats up to 170 times/minute

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giraffe-in-a-tree: funkysafari: This is a West African giraffe. An interesting fact about giraffes is that they have a purplish-black tongue that is exceptionally long and measures 18 inches in length! It’s used for getting food from trees, cleaning bugs off itself and licking ants out of the nostrils! ~Submitted by me Gahhhhh! Still. Very sorry :(