|Author(s)||M. B. Kristal and M. Noonan|
|Journal||South African Journal of Zoology|
The relatively small amount of time spent sleeping by giraffes, can be attributed most directly to the need for constant rumination. This is consonant with the more general ecological notion that sleep patterns in prey species are usually characterized by brief, intermittent periods of sleep.
Keywords: Giraffe, Sleep, Behaviour, Captive
Authors: M. B. Kristal and M. Noonan
Journal: South African Journal of Zoology