Hello - Welcome to 6th Grade at RMS!
Math & Science
SIZE: Height to top of head (m) 5 m, (f) 4,5 m; mass (m) 1 200 kg, (f) 800 kg.
COLOUR: Well-defined, irregularly shaped patches varying from fawn to dark brown, patterned on a paler background that shades to white on the lower legs. Colouring darkens with age; varies widely geographically.
SPEED: 50 km/hr
GESTATION PERIOD: 14 -15 months
POTENTIAL LONGEVITY: 28 years
MOST LIKE: Unlike any other animal.
HABITAT: From sparsely wooded scrubland to thickly over-grown bush country, especially where there are acacia and other thorn trees to provide the giraffe's staple diet of leaves, and to provide camouflage.
Redwood Middle School
233 Gainsborough Rd.
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
Phone: (805) 497-7264
Fax: (805) 497-3734
Redwood Counseling Office:
Phone: (805) 446-1962
Fax: (805) 494-8930