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How giraffes stay upright on `spindly legs` revealed

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 12:40

A highly specialized ligament structure has been identified by the researchers at the Royal Veterinary College that is thought to prevent giraffes` legs from collapsing under the immense weight of these animals.

Aging male giraffes `turn black not gray`

Last Updated: Sunday, April 15, 2012, 15:33

When male giraffes reach about 9.4 years of age, their once light spots darken to become coal-black.

West Africa`s last giraffes make surprising comeback

Last Updated: Sunday, November 08, 2009, 22:11

A crisp African dawn is breaking overhead, and Zibo Mounkaila is on the back of a pickup truck bounding across a sparse landscape of rocky orange soil.