• What Color is a Giraffe?

    What Color is a Giraffe?

    What Color is a Giraffe?

    Giraffe coat colors differ from light tan to almost black. As of 2014, you will find nine certain subspecies of the giraffe that change in lifestyle and habitat, which accounts for their varying colorations.

    All of the subspecies of the giraffe have brown splotches on a light tan coat. Some subspecies have described patterns, like walnut leaf shapes on the Masai giraffe or quite a little, thin beige lines involving splotches on the reticulated giraffe. Giraffes are the largest mammals on the planet, reaching 14 to 18 ft in height. Giraffe infants are born 6 ft tall and grow around 1 inch daily.

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