Interesting safari facts
• Giraffes only need five to 30 minutes of sleep in a 24-hour period. They often achieve that in quick naps that may last only a minute or two at a time. The difference between black and white rhino is not in the colour. The Black Rhino has a smaller hump on the back of its neck, a smaller head and, unlike the white rhino, are browsers, eating from higher bushes or trees. The main difference is that the black rhino has a hooked lip as opposed to a flat-based lip, which is related to their eating habits. An elephant’s trunk can grow to be about 2m long and can weigh up to 140kg. The trunk is made up of 100 000 muscles.