9 Interesting facts about the tallest mammal, Giraffe
1- The giraffe is scientifically known as Giraffa camelopardalis which is specially known for its extremely long neck and legs, its horn-like ossicones and its distinctive coat patterns. It stands 5–6 m (16–20 ft) tall and has an average weight of 1,600 kg (3,500 lb) for males and 830 kg (1,800 lb) for females. Giraffe has nine sub-species which are distinguished by their coat patterns.
*18 KARAT GOLD, ENAMEL AND EMERALD BROOCH, CARTIER, FRANCE The polished gold giraffe with brown and black enamel accents, completed by two round emerald eyes, gross weight approximately 25 dwts, signed Cartier, numbered 740 and 128, with French assay and workshop marks.