Giraffe (Reaktion Books - Animal)

Giraffe (Reaktion Books - Animal)

Edgar Williams


Their amazing lengthy necks, special camouflage, sleek activities, and pleasant nature have made giraffes the most interesting and loved animals at the planet.  yet whereas giraffes as soon as roamed the good Plains of Africa in large herds, their numbers have tremendously decreased, and they're now fullyyt depending on humanity for his or her survival. In Giraffe, Edgar Williams explores not just the biology of the tallest animals in the world, but in addition their effect on human history—including in historic Egypt, the place giraffes have been saved as unique pets; the center a while, while giraffes have been thought of legendary beasts as inconceivable and mysterious because the dragon; and the Victorian period, within which giraffe looking was once thought of a thrilling sport.

            Giraffe is the 1st publication to supply a finished, twenty-first-century view of the giraffe in artwork, literature, movie, and pop culture, in addition to its usual heritage from prehistory to fashionable occasions. With new insights into the giraffe’s genetics and evolution, this ebook will entice these attracted to the giraffe’s distinct biology and to a person who admires the majestic giraffe.

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