Giraffes

Giraffes Could Have Evolved Their Long Necks For A Surprising Reason

Giraffes Could Have Evolved Their Long Necks For A Surprising Reason

You probably think you know how giraffe necks evolved. Maybe the ancestors of giraffes ate leaves from trees, and the ones who could reach the most leaves were the fittest, and therefore passed that trait down to the silly-looking long-necked animals we see today. But scientists don’t know that —…

Giraffes Are Headed Toward Extinction

Giraffes Are Headed Toward Extinction

It feels like just last week the majestic giraffe finally had its moment in the spotlight. Wait, that was last week. At long last, the world’s tallest land mammals are getting the respect they deserve. Except, because everything we humans love we somehow destroy, giraffes are now dying.