Living Large

Giraffe Literature, Art, and Film

Giraffe Books

Recommended textbook

The Giraffe: Biology, Ecology, Evolution, and Behaviour  by Bryan Shorrocks

Giraffe: Biology, Behaviour and Conservation by Anne Innis Dagg

Recommended book of photography

Giraffe Reflections by Dale Peterson and Karl Ammann

Recommended reading

Zarafa: A Giraffe’s True Story, from Deep in Africa to the Heart of Paris by Michael Allen

Recommended for children:  A Giraffe and a Half by Shel Silverstein

Movies and Documentaries

“The Last Giraffe”

“The White Giraffe Movie”

“National Geographic Secrets of the Giraffes”

“The Woman Who Loves Giraffes”

“Last of the Longnecks” (USA title “Walking with Giraffes”)

“Catching Giants”

Giraffe Art

This giraffe sculpture was handmade by Mali villagers to use in their local puppet shows.

Giraffe Modern Art