Why does giraffes have long tongue?
So that it can reach leaves behind the protection of long acacia thorns.
The giraffe's tongue is 18 inches long.
a giraffe's tongue is black and is long enough to reach it's ears
8 to 20 inches
Giraffes and ant eaters have particularly long tongues.
Pink and it depends on each animal.
About 18 inches
They have really long tongue that they use to get their food.
A giraffe's tongue is 18 to 20 inches long and blue-black colored. Some people think the color is to keep the tongue from getting sunburned.
Yeah with a BIG, LONG blackish tongue
The purpose is so that the giraffes can reach leaves at the top of the tree. And to clean their ears.. Green, R.H (2013)
An anteater's tongue is longer. An anteater's tongue is 24 inches and a giraffes is 18 inches.
Giraffes can have tongues that are about 45-50 centimeters long. The longest giraffe tongue is about 53 centimeters long.
A giraffes tongue is anywhere from 20-25 inches long.Some say depending on the height of the giraffe sums the size of its tongue-I say that's wrong.
definitely not it is 50 cm long and the reason for this is because wile giraffes eat insects go onto their face and they can eat them up with there tongue
It is 18 to 20 inches long and is this blue-ish, black-ish,purple-ish color.
Yes ... well giraffes have a dark coloured tongue so that their tongue doesn't get sunburnt as it hangs out of their mouths.
yes giraffes have top teeth and they sometimes bite their tongue because its so long
A giraffes tongue is about 1 foot long. So about the length from your elbow to your wrist. If you are a child then it's from your elbow to your finger tips.
The color of the tongue is best described as black, blue or purple with a pink base or back.
Their tongue is long and rough, it grabs the leaves and tears them off the branches, they chew the leaves and swallow.
because when they eat spiky things it does not prickle there tongue
Yes; a giraffe's tongue is up to 20 inches long and it can reach it's own ears.
Giraffes have a tongue that measures 22 inches. Giraffes are able to clean their entire bodies, including their ears with their tongues.
For every foot of height a giraffe has, its tongue is one inch long.
so they can eat leaves.
a giraffes does
Giraffes do use their tongue to eat, they use it to reach out and pull leaves into their mouths.
A giraffe's tongue is 18 to 20 inches (46 to 50 centimeters) long and blue-black. Source- http://www.sandiegozoo.org/animalbytes/t-giraffe.html
Because their tongues lack melanin!
they have long necks yellow with brown spots. 4 legs. a mouth. 2 eyes. 2 ears. a tail. long tongue, a nose. horn type things in its head.
They have long necks, which enables them to reach the uppermost leaves on trees, where other animals cannot reach. The prehensile tongue then grasps the leaves, and pulls them into its mouth.
yes surprisingly they can but do not try it yourself!
A giraffes tonge is a black hope this helped :)
Giraffe tongue has NO taste buds, tasting is done at the rear roof of the mouth. Giraffes have no vocal chords.
They grab there tongue around the leaf and grab it and they move their tongue out the way so they can eat with their teeth so they don't really eat with their tongue they only grab leaves with it.
Giraffes have a read tough hide and skin as well as a tough mouth and tongue. They are amazing animals that have adapted to a harsh environment.
To protect it from the sun. i think because of bacteria
On average it is around 50cm when stretched out to maximum length.
Giraffes use their lips to drink water. Their lips act as a suction cup to suck all the water into their mouths.
giraffes have long tonges because they have to reach the leaves
people say it has a blue tongue so it does not get sunburned Giraffes use their tongues to draw leaves into their mouths when eating, so their tongues spend a fair amount of time outside their mouths. The dark color is simply pigmentation to protect their tongues from getting sunburned.
giraffes have long necks so as that they can reach the tallest leaves in the jungle
a giraffes neck can grow to be 5 to 6 feet long
It isn't it's dark blue or purple...! Some people are just stupid
The ones I've seen are greyish or black.
no my appinion they don't but heres some information they clean there ears by sticking the tongue in it.
no and it seems imposable anyways if they did pick there tongue then it would be gross or disgusting
it feels long, slimy, warm piece of meat. Their tongue is gneral 18 inches long. I went to the zoo once and got one right across my face when i wasn't looking. I never thought I would say this, bu t actually felt really good, except the slime got all over my face.
giraffes has long necks, yellow with black dots
Giraffes evovled with long necks so they can reach the tree and eat the leaves.