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by • June 4, 2014 • Animals, MammalsComments Off on The tallest animal in the world.2196

The tallest animal in the world.

Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) is the tallest animal on the Earth. It has around 6 meters (20 ft) in height.

Source: http://dinoanimals.com

Giraffe’s tongue has 50 cm (1,6 ft) in length. The closest extant relative of giraffe is the okapi (Okapia johnstoni). Giraffe isn’t just the tallest living terrestrial animal but also the largest ruminant.

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