Giraffa sivalensis

Giraffa sivalensis

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Giraffa sivalensis

Giraffa sivalensis is an extinct species of giraffe occurring in Asia during the Pliocene and Pleistocene epochs. Almost perfectly preserved cervical vertebrae have been found, as well as humeri, radii, metacarpals and teeth. The size of G. sivalensis was proposed to be approximately 400 kg, and the neck length was about 147 to 390 cm according to proposals in 2015.

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1. Giraffa sivalensis Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giraffa_sivalensis

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