Rain Drops by Ric Stevens, via Flickr / I did not realize that they were sticking out their tongues for the rain until I read the title! Cuuuute :)

Giraffes catching the raindrops outside their house in the Taronga Zoo, Sydney, Australia. Photo by Rick Stevens© so cute! I love giraffes

Giraffe tongue

Baby Giraffe

Giraffe trying to catch twig with tongue - (CC)Emmanuel Keller (Tambako the Jaguar) - animals

These elegant, long-necked animals are one of the most fascinating animals of Africa.

What's the deal with a giraffe's tongue?

Much like their necks, giraffe tongues are exceptionally long — usually measuring between 18 and 20 inches long. They're also prehensile, which means giraffes have fine-tuned muscular control over it.

Tongue | Animals photos

Giraffes Are the tallest land mammals. Giraffes have very long tongues.