Stacey from the Rough Giraffe podcast joins Donna this week to talk about one of Africa’s most amazing creatures: giraffes!
Thanks so much to Stacey for filling in this week!. If you haven’t listened to the Rough Giraffe podcast yet you’re really missing out. Once you’re done listening to this week’s show you can check it out here. Or just click on the image below. Now on with the show!
OK! On to the news!
Cutest little dork is the 200th giraffe born at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado! Courtesy of USA Today
There are four different types of giraffes! Not even animals experts saw this coming! Courtesy of BBC.com
Pictured from top to bottom: Southern, Masai, Reticulated and Northern Giraffes:
How the heck does blood get from the heart all the way up to the brain? Giraffes have wild, weird cardiovascular systems, that’s how! Courtesy of New York Times
Next time you get up too fast from off the couch you’re going to wish you were a giraffe.
Giraffes don’t need to be intelligent and that’s OK. The trees they feed on might be smarter than they are.
Good ol’ Melman from the delightful movie “Madagascar”! Video courtesy of YouTube user rainboow567
How about a weird Flash game featuring a weaponized giraffe? You know you want to. You can play the Giraffe Got Game here or just watch the playthrough video here (which contains some PG-rated language.)
Fun Fact #1: Just like fingerprints, no two markings on giraffes are quite alike!
Peep my spots, dude.