Just after He Stuck His Neck Out


"Mother Loves Me..."

You need that guy like a giraffe needs strep throat.

- Ann Landers

This month-old calf is named Yalinga and her mother is Etosha.
They live in the zoo in Hamburg, Germany.

Giraffes gestate for 14 - 15 months.  The babies are 6 feet tall at birth and weigh more than 100 pounds.

Source: The Washington Post date undenoted

"And I Think She's Pretty Special, Too..."

First time mother Jemima the giraffe tenderly nuzzles her five-day-old baby girl
at the Longleaf Safari Park in Wiltshire.  © PA Photos Ltd 2004
Source: tiscali.co.uk

"Yes, Mother!"

Source: flickr.com

Almost Grown Now

Giraffes at the Giraffe Manor, Kenya
Source: pixdaus.com

When the Kids Are Grown and Gone, Mother Giraffe Decides to Adopt

This One Tastes Funny...

Source: pixdaus.com

Black and White?  But I Wanted One in Colour!

Taronga Zoo (Sydney, Australia) - 22 March, 2008
Source: flickr.com via 14.media.tumblr.com

Mother Loves Me Best!

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Melanie Brüggemann Source: npocto-kpacota.livejournal.com

Source: frogview.com

Source: pixdaus.com

Unbelievable Animal #1

Source: forums.fark.com

Unbelievable Animal #2

Software programs give instruction to the CPU, which processes billions of tiny facts called bytes,
and within a fraction of a second it sends you an error message that requires you to call the customer-support hot line
and be placed on hold for approximately the life-span of a caribou.

- Dave Barry

Sports Lake caribou, Soldotna, Alaska

Source: eaglestation.com

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