Cheyenne Mountain named a top zoo
Then I got older and learned about things like habitats and migration patterns, and I realized why those ... field trip, a giraffe at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo deigned to take a cracker right out of my hand with its prehensile purple tongue.
A Backyard Safari
While I'd like to think they love humans and that's why we were getting so much attention ... Here are the two things I found out about a giraffe's tongue: It's purple and gooey. Yep, the slobber was in abundance, but none of us minded one bit.
Stuffed giraffe to have stolen tongue reattached
Fortunately, a giraffe’s tongue has thickened papillae and gloopy saliva which helps to protect it from the fierce barbs. The colour of the tongue is best described as black, blue or purple with a pink base or back. It is generally assumed that the front ...
Man's fascination has been beasts' burden
(For instance: A giraffe's tongue is purple and about 17 inches long ... Although she writes that it's unclear why Lorenzo decided to acquire a giraffe, it's possible that he was influenced by Julius Caesar, a ruler he admired and felt an affinity ...
Life on the road with Cash Cab’s Adam Growe
He looks at me and goes, ‘Is that the Cash Cab?’ ” With the third season of the quiz ... We go for double or nothing on the final question. Peter thinks a giraffe’s tongue is purple. I guess green. Growe reveals the correct answer: A giraffe ...