Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis)
Scientific classification:
Kingdom : Animalia
Phylum : Chordata
Class : Mammalia
Order : Artiodactyla
Family : Giraffidae
Genus : Giraffa
Species : camelopardalis
Scientific name : Giraffa camelopardalis
Important Facts
Height 4.8-5.5 meters
Weight Male - 1300-1700 kg, female - 200-400 kg
Life Span 20 – 25 years in wild, 28 in captivity
Sexual maturity  
Gestation period 14 – 15 months
Litter size 1
Savannas, grasslands, or open woodlands. They prefer areas enriched with acacia growth.
Africa.
Leaves, shoots of trees, shrubs, climbers and vines.
(per head)
Mash – 10 kg.
Green fodder – 5 kg.
Tree fodder – 25 kg.
Gram soaked – 1.5 kg.
Banana – 24 no.
Gur – 1 kg.
Salt common – 50 gm.
Crushed maize – 1 kg.
Onion – 1 kg.
French bean – 3 kg.
Oil cake – 500gm.
Tomato – 250 gm.
Apple – 1.5 kg.
Sweet potato – 2.5 kg.
Sweet lime / orange – 2 kg.
Cucumber / carrot – 1 kg.
Water melon – 1 kg.
Melon – 1 kg.
Pears – 500 gm.
Chiku – 500 gm.