An Exotic Study In Perspective

Published January 28, 2013
Updated September 1, 2017
Elephant Giraffe Photo

Source: Susan K McConnel,

Taken in Namibia’s Etosha National Park, while the African Elephant featured appears to eclipse the giraffe in terms of size and height, the facts belie the animals’ pixelated portrayal. African elephants stand between 9 and 13 feet tall, whereas fully grown giraffes hover 16 to 20 feet above the savanna.

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