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10 Graceful Giraffe Tattoos

10 Graceful Giraffe Tattoos

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Beautiful neo traditional, watercolor and realistic renditions of this giant African animal.

Roaming the desert plains of Africa, the giraffe is world's tallest living animal - they can grow up to 19 feet tall. Their neck alone is longer than height of an average human and even most professional basketball players. Their long necks assist them in reaching food on tall trees, but they're also utilized by male giraffes to fight one another and establish dominance. 

Neo traditional giraffe by Josh Elkins. #giraffe #neotraditional #flower #JoshElkins

A giraffe's neck is not the only long part about them - their 18 inch long tongue is used to grasp foliage. Unlike many mammals, their tongue is not pink but a purplish color which protects it from sunburn.

Beautiful watercolor baby and mother giraffe piece by Adrian Bascur. #watercolor #giraffe #illustrative #sketch #AdrianBascur

Irresistible Watercolor Tattoos by Adrian Bascur showcases more of the above artist's amazing talents!

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