Come face to knee with the tallest mammal in the world at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo - the retriculated giraffe.
Video: meet Uno
Uno, the only male giraffe, explores his new home at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo.
Savannah is a laid back, friendly and inquisitive giraffe who gets on well with the rest of the herd.
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Tall tales - giraffe facts
- Giraffes have the same number of bones in the neck as we do – seven. Valves in neck prevent blood rushing to the head when they bend down to drink
- Babies stand at about two metres at birth - their horns lie flat at birth and pop up several days later
- Originally from Africa
- Giraffes eat mainly acacia leaves but also shoots fruits and other vegetation