The height of this giraffe is two and a half
metres plus half of its height. How tall is the giraffe?
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Did you know that the giraffe is the tallest land animal and the tallest living mammal? The tallest male giraffe on record was 5.88 metres tall. Despite its long neck, the giraffe has only seven vertebrae, exactly the same number as most other mammals.
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Teacher, do your students have access to computers such as tablets, iPads or Laptops? This page was really designed for projection on a whiteboard but if you really want the students to have access to it here is a concise URL for a version of this page without the comments:
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Giraffe photograph taken at Chiang Mai Zoo, Thailand on 12th February 2014 © John Tranter