The Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia is awaiting two very tall orders, of giraffes. One-year-old Forrest and 16 month old Ntombi will embark on a seven day journey by sea, from their current home at the Auckland Zoo in New Zealand to the Australasian breeding program at the Taronga Zoo.The two giraffes started their journey Thursday morning and will make the entire trip in separate crates. Although the crates are large enough for them to walk around, the animals, who normally sleep standing...Read Full Story
Giraffes are the tallest of all land-living animals. They're the brown spotted animals with the super long necks, and are related to deer and cattle. The usually live in Savannas, grasslands and open woodlands.