Two male giraffes fight with their necks (necking) by Marilar Irastorza for Stocksy United

Two male giraffes fight with their necks (necking)

The giraffes males establish social hierarchies through "necking", which are combat bouts where the neck is used as a weapon.

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Uploaded 5 July, 2013
Camera: Canon EOS 7D

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