What has four knobby knees, a super long neck and two ossicones on top of their head?  A GIRAFFE!! Today is World Giraffe Day and we’re celebrating the tallest animal on the planet! These spotty funny looking animals are one of favorites! We’re going to share some fun facts and a great coloring sheet for you!

Any guess on why June 21st is World Giraffe Day? It’s because it’s the longest day of the year and they have the longest necks!!


  • All giraffes live in Africa, in desert or savannas.
  • Giraffes can grow up to 19ft tall.
  • Their tongues are 21″ long.


  • Giraffes are herbivores and eat all throughout the day.
  • A giraffe’s heart is the size of a basketball.
  • Giraffes can run up to 35 miles per hour.
  •  A giraffe’s foot is the size of a dinner plate.



Answer:  7

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  1. dangrdafne

    I adore giraffes. They are such neat creatures. I loved learning more about them. Sorry we didn’t get to the coloring page yet.

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