How Necking Shaped the Giraffe

The private life of the African giant offers a remarkable view on evolution

Nautilus
Nautilus
Jan 13 · 11 min read

By David P. Barash

Originally published at Nautilus on May 21, 2015.

The first time I saw a free-living giraffe was in Tanzania’s Arusha National Park, where I was astounded by a yellow-and-brown head gliding gracefully and, it seemed…

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