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A giraffe gnawing on an impala skull, presumed to be for the minerals. Image credit: Rene van der Schyff.

Why Is the Giraffe Eating an Impala Skull?

From the photograph above, you can see a giraffe having an impala skull in its mouth. Just with the photo itself, its motivation can not be identified, but now there are a large amount of evidences to show some giraffes that have preference in osteophagia, in another word, bone eating. […]

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