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Come face-to-face with the tallest mammal in the world at the Giraffe platform! Our custom built enclosure offers a high level viewing platform, allowing you to get closer than ever to these amazing creatures.

    Reticulated giraffe Khari at Whipsnade Zoo
    Giraffa reticulata

    Giraffe facts

    Giraffes have the same number of neck bones as people, their heart beats twice as fast as human's and they stand at 2 metres tall as new a new born giraffe.

    A woman and a boy feeding a giraffe as part of the Meet the Giraffes experience at Whipsnade Zoo
    Feed our giraffes

    Meet the Giraffes at Whipsnade Zoo

    Get closer than ever to these giants of the African savannah in our special giraffe feeding experience.