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The Amazing Body of the Giraffe

Because the giraffe's head is so far away from its heart, the giraffe's heart beats almost twice as fast as a human's.

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. The giraffe is the tallest land animal in the world, coming in at a staggering 19 feet. 00:33

  2. The joint between the giraffe's neck and it's skull allows for almost a full range of movement from its head. 01:34

  3. A giraffe's heart beats almost twice as fast as a human's. 01:50

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