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A pygmy giraffe is a breed of giraffe much smaller than the animals found in the African grasslands. This breed grows to about 5 or 6 feet tall and is sometimes kept as a pet. More »

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Baby pygmy marmosets use vocalizations known as 'babbling' that are functionally similar to a human baby's babbling noises; these vocalizations help the baby pygmy marmoset practice using its vocal anatomy and also serve... More »

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Miniature pygmy goats are for sale online at MiniGoats.com, MiniLivestock.com and Buck-n-EarsRanch.com. MiniGoats.com has a waiting list for potential buyers who are notified when kidding season begins. Their goats are s... More »

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The giraffe is the tallest animal in the world, and giraffe babies are taller than most humans. Baby giraffes stand within 30 minutes of birth and are capable of running alongside other giraffes after 10 hours of life. N... More »

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Melanin, which creates dark pigmentation in skin, is responsible for giraffe tongues' dark color. Although it is unknown exactly why giraffes have tongues that appear blue, purple and sometimes almost black, scientists b... More »

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Though the giraffe's neck contains only seven vertebrae, it measures over 5 feet in length. Special valves are located in the neck to regulate the flow of blood on its long journey from the heart to the brain. The head c... More »

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You can purchase a giraffe from exotic animal breeders or zoos that are going out of business. Like most exotic pets, you will need a special permit to keep a giraffe on your property. More »

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