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Revell X-ray Giraffe

by Revell

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  • Clear parts allow fascinating insight to the anatomy
  • Authentic duplicate with skeleton and organs
  • Pre-painted, highly detailed, animal model
  • Clip together, no glue required
  • Highly detailed booklet on habitat and behaviour included
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Product Information

Technical Details
Item Weight735 g
Product Dimensions37.4 x 27.8 x 8.2 cm
Manufacturer recommended age:8 years and up
Item model number02094
Assembly RequiredYes
Batteries Required?No
Batteries Included?No
  
Additional Information
ASINB0073XSW2U
Best Sellers Rank 141,271 in Toys & Games (See top 100)
Shipping Weight739 g
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Date First Available24 Aug. 2012
  
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Product Safety

This product is subject to specific safety warnings
  • Warning: Not suitable for children under 36 months
  • Warning: To be used under the direct supervision of an adult

Product Description

Product Description

The giraffe (scientific name giraffa camelopardalis) is the tallest terrestrial mammal alive on the planet today. As an even-toed ungulate herbivore, it is the world's largest ruminant and native exclusively to Africa. Its coat consists of various dark patches separated by lighter-coloured hair. The coat pattern of every giraffe is absolutely unique. The average weight of an adult male is around 1200 kg (2600 lbs).

The females on the other hand generally weigh no morethan 850 kg (1873 lbs). The average height of a giraffe can range anywhere between 4.3 m (14 ft) and 5.2 m (17 ft), whereby the tallest male giraffe ever recorded reached a height of almost 6 m (20 ft). In the wild giraffes have a life expectancy of around 20 years, whereas in captivity they can live as long as 30 years.

Although the giraffe is related to other ungulates, such as cattle and red deer,it in fact belongs to the giraffidae family, comprising only of itself and its closest relative, the okapi. Ruminants have a special digestive system which allows them to repeatedly regurgitate the half-digested cud back into the mouth in order to rechew it. Further digestion of the cud requires special micro-organisms that live only in the rumen. These microbes help to break down cellulose and other carbohydrates.

Giraffes inhabit the plains of African, the savannas as well as grasslands or open woodlands. When available, they drink large quantities of water which enables them to survive in hot, arid regions over extended periods of time. The forelimbs of a giraffe are about 10 percent longer than the hind legs. The giraffe can reach a sprint speed of up to 60 km/h (37 mph).

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1 x Revell 02094 - X-Ray Giraffe
1 x Instruction and information booklet

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By Coemenel on 4 April 2014
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learned about the innards of my favourite creature as well as my abilities to bodge the joints so that they fit properly.

plastic parts feel cheap but are sturdy when connecting the joints, only had to shave a little bit off one of the body sections to connect it to the neck, but other than that, a good bit of fun putting together.
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By Lynn Pike on 21 Jan. 2014
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I bought this for my granddaughter for Christmas. She absolutely loved it! Very easy to assermble (no messy glueing!) it now has pride of place in her bedroom. Also bought X-ray Frog for my grandson - excellant present.
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