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A mom giraffe can one have one giraffe each time pregnant. They are dropped 6 feet to the ground as she gives birth standing up. The baby is born 5 to 6 feet tall. This baby was 2 weeks premature and is 5 feet tall. Giraffes can communicate with other giraffes several miles away and they can kill a lion with one kick. They are most susceptible to being attacked when a baby or when drinking water. They sleep 20 minutes a day and their eyes are as big as tennis balls. They are 16 to 20 feet tall in height when reach maturity.
 

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Haha. Coming to take over the world. Only that said they sleep 2 hours a day but they often sleep a half hour and can sleep for 20 minutes. I think they are amazing animals
 

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How come they have horns?
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Both sexes have horns, although the horns of a female are smaller. The prominent horns are formed from ossified cartilage, and are called ossicones. The appearance of horns is a reliable method of identifying the sex of giraffes, with the females displaying tufts of hair on the top of the horns, whereas males' horns tend to be bald on top - an effect of necking in combat. Males sometimes develop calcium deposits which form bumps on their skull as they age, which can give the appearance of up to three additional horns
 

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Those fake flying giraffes were strangely terrifying.
 
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