Necki the African giraffe by Robert H Hunt

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Published by Society for Visual Education .

Written in English

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  • Giraffe,
  • Juvenile literature

Edition Notes

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SeriesAdventures of wild animals
The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11300664M
ISBN 10089290030X
ISBN 109780892900305

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The old African people had very interesting stories about animals. They told stories to their children to answer some of the weird facts about animals. This is a version of the old African myth about giraffe's long necks.

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Characterized by its long legs, long neck, and distinctive spotted pattern, many people first believed the giraffe was a cross between a leopard and a camel, which is reflected in its scientific name, Giraffa camelopardalis. Giraffes live primarily in savanna areas in the sub-Saharan region of.

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