Keith had me do this as I skittered across the gym like a giraffe at watering hole.
I realized this when Valentino was heard yelling “get the giraffe away from me!”
Last Sunday Marius, a 2-year-old giraffe, was slaughtered at the Copenhagen Zoo.
But my favorite would have to be her giraffe jumpsuit with yellow hair.
Their excuse for the killing the giraffe was that they were worried about inbreeding.
It is all right for a giraffe to be sentimental, but not a hippopotamus.
Therefore you get the following sentence, "I believe I saw a giraffe."
giraffe was calling for something to stay the terrible sense of hunger he declared was making him feel weak.
The giraffe's neck is long because he is stretching towards heaven.
“Not near so much as you did yourself, giraffe,” remonstrated Step Hen.
1590s, giraffa, from Italian giraffa, from Arabic zarafa, probably from an African language. Earlier Middle English spellings varied wildly, depending on the source, including jarraf, ziraph, and gerfauntz, some apparently directly from Arabic, the last reflecting some confusion with olifaunt "elephant."
In Arabye, þei ben clept Gerfauntz; þat is a best pomelee or spotted .. but a lityll more high þan is a stede, But he hath the necke a xxti cubytes long. [Mandeville's Travels, c.1425]The modern form of the English word is attested by c.1600 and is via French girafe. Replaced earlier camelopard, a compound of camel (for the long neck) and pard (n.1) "leopard" (for the spots).