Giraffe Height – How Tall?


Giraffe Height

The Giraffe is the tallest land animal in the world. The Northern giraffe is the biggest species amongst the giraffes. Full-grown giraffes stand 4.3–5.7 m (14.1–18.7 ft) tall.

There are about nine subspecies on giraffe:

  • Nubian Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis)
  • West African Giraffe (G. c. peralta)
  • Kordofan Giraffe (G. c. antiquorum)
  • South African Giraffe (G. c. giraffa)
  • Angolan (or Smoky) Giraffe (G. c. angolensis)
  • Masai (or Kilimanjaro) Giraffe (G. c. tippelskirchi)
  • Thornicroft’s (or Rhodesian) Giraffe (G. c. thornicrofti)
  • Rothschild’s (or Ugandan) Giraffe (G. c. rothschildi)

Giraffe Average Height

Height in Meters: 4.3 m-5.7 m
Inches: 169.29 in-224.41 in
Feet: 14.1 ft-18.7 ft
Centimeters: 430 cm-570 cm


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