Lunch on its way

Male?Rothschild giraffe Kubwa waits eagerly for Assistant Curator Richard Brown to get lunch ready.

DZG-feed-giraffe-webGiraffes browse on the twigs of trees, but also eat grasses and fruits and can eat up 65 pounds (29 kg) of leaves and twigs daily.

They use their long, tough tongues to strip the leaves from the branches and will regurgitate the semi-digested cud to chew again.

DZG-feed-giraffe-webGiraffes browse on the twigs of trees, but also eat grasses and fruits and can eat up 65 pounds (29 kg) of leaves and twigs daily.

They use their long, tough tongues to strip the leaves from the branches and will regurgitate the semi-digested cud to chew again.

DZG-feed-giraffe-webGiraffes browse on the twigs of trees, but also eat grasses and fruits and can eat up 65 pounds (29 kg) of leaves and twigs daily.

They use their long, tough tongues to strip the leaves from the branches and will regurgitate the semi-digested cud to chew again.

They use their long, tough tongues to strip the leaves from the branches and will regurgitate the semi-digested cud to chew again.