tips North Warson Road
St . John, MO 63124
October 18, 2013
Mr. Jeffrey P. Bonner Ph. D.
1 Government Doctor
St . Louis, MO 23110
Dear Doctor Bonner,
The St . Louis Zoo needs the tallest pet in the world, which is the Reticulated Giraffe! This giraffe is likewise known as the " Somali Giraffe” and is often represented for famous zoos. The Reticulated Giraffe needs to be included in the fresh zoo due to their inexpensive diet, their fascinating appearance, and their attractive however native habitats.
The Reticulated Giraffe has a incredibly captivating look and people will be drawn to that. The Reticulated Giraffe is known as a cream color with tannish brown areas covering their very own entire body. There is a very short mane running down their particular long the neck and throat. The the neck and throat is their very own signature characteristic, which is six feet extra tall and includes only several bones. The Reticulated Giraffe weighs up to three 1, 000 pounds. The females happen to be lighter than the male giraffes but the men are tall than the feminine giraffes.
These exclusive giraffes have a very remarkable environment and origins setting. The Reticulated Giraffe can be found in South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique. Due to the fact that this animal is definitely not indigenous to America, most people would never have the opportunity to observe it whenever we did not consist of it in the new tiergarten. The Reticulated Giraffe descends from the soft sand deserts of ancient Egypt as early as two thousand 500 B. C. Their home consists of taller green woods, grass, and dirt which means it would be easy to build and easy to maintain. These giraffes just have five to thirty minutes of sleep each day so they would always be alert in their refuge for vacationers!
Diet is very simple for the Reticulated Giraffe so they can be inexpensive to supply. The Reticulated Giraffe is a herbivore and so they just eat leaves from trees and grass. They take in 75 lbs. per day. They only have two main potential predators, which are lions and leopards....