Giraffes have vocal cords and exhibit a variety of sounds, including moaning, snoring, hissing and flutelike sounds, according to the San Diego Zoo. A calf bleats or mews to communicate with its mother, while the mother ... More »

False vocal cords are more properly called vestibular folds and are folds of mucous membrane that cover the vestibular ligaments. They are located above and to the side of the true vocal cords. These ligaments regulate s... More »

Strained vocal cords, normally resulting from vocal abuse, can be treated through voice therapy that teaches the patient the proper way to speak without straining the vocal cords, as noted by Drugs. In order to get short... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Giraffes are seldom heard, but they do make a variety of sounds. They grunt or snort to alert fellow herd members to danger. Other giraffe sounds include moos, snores, hisses and even flute-like noises. More »

Although they are rarely heard and often considered silent animals, giraffes communicate with each other through infrasonic sounds and can also produce a variety of vocal noises ranging from snorts and grunts to hisses a... More »

Giraffes primarily communicate with each other using infrasonic sounds and vibrations, much like dolphins and some whales. Although giraffes are among the tallest mammals on the planet, they are some of the most silent. ... More »

Giraffes are fed a variety of fruits, vegetables and leaves in captivity, although each zoo offers a slightly different menu to these tall mammals. Among the common items offered to giraffes are lettuces, carrots, apples... More »