PhotoPOSTcard: The Bigger They Are, The Harder It Is To Get A Drink

Giraffe getting a drink

Last Updated on 10/14/20 by Rose Palmer

Giraffes have evolved a long neck so that they can reach the tender new shoots on the upper levels of trees. This way they are not competing for food with the other herbivores. That same long neck though can make it awkward to get a drink of water.

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