Reach for the sky

Giraffe plane

The giraffe – which is about 1,8 m tall at birth – is the tallest land mammal, with a height of up to 5,8 m.

Putting this into perspective: this is almost as high as a two-storey building!

Source: Van Lill, Dawid (2008) African Wildlife Trivia, Kaapstad: Random House Struik