10 Things You Didn’t Know About African Acacia Trees

acacia and giraffes

Giraffes eating leaves from an acacia tree (Shutterstock)

Giraffes love them

Giraffes “prune” the undersides of acacia trees, yet surprisingly do not get pierced by the thorns. They carefully wrap their long, prehensile tongues between the spines and delicately remove the tender tasty leaves.

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