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As Tall As A Giraffe
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Laurie Graba

 

Simile:

As Tall As A Giraffe

 

Concept:

Giraffes are the tallest animals in the world.

 

Explanation/Discussion:

A person or object may be known to be as tall as a giraffe if they are extremely tall. Giraffes can measure anywhere from 13 – 18 feet tall!  Males are generally slightly taller than females.  Due to their height, giraffes are able to eat food that may be unavailable to other animals. The giraffe’s neck makes up about one half of the animal’s massive height.   That is why when people are very tall; we sometimes compare their height to that of a giraffe.