Latest Giraffe Stories

2015-02-23 12:46:54

Like giraffes, the saurpods must have had some sort of valve system so they could get a sip of water without having all the blood rush to their heads.

Rothschilds giraffe
2014-12-06 06:20:42

With many conservation campaigns focused on big cats or elephants, some threatened large mammals have invariably fallen between the cracks.

2014-08-20 04:22:19

LONDON, August 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the giraffe Restaurant chain embarks on a major expansion programme across the UK, Aloha restaurant point of sale software from

Babies Know What’s Fair
2012-02-18 06:09:56

“That’s not fair!” It’s a common playground complaint. But how early do children acquire this sense of fairness? Before they’re 2, says a new study.

2010-10-19 06:15:00

New research by scientists at the University of Cambridge in England gives insight into how sloths, one of the few mammals with more than seven neck vertebrae, evolved their uniquely long necks.

2009-08-25 16:40:00

A Norwegian man seeking to collect 1 million hand-created giraffes for his Web site said the total drawings and models has surpassed 130,000.

2009-08-01 18:04:31

The newest arrival at the Hogle Zoo in Salt Lake City is a 120-pound, 6-foot-2 mail male giraffe, born to two first time parents, a zoo official said. Kipenzi, 6, went into labor just before noon Thursday and gave birth at about 12:30 p.m.

2009-06-30 16:30:00

A Washington state couple said they drove to Virginia and back for their latest exotic pet -- a 26-day-old giraffe.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.