The only known mammals with not 7 cervical vertebrae are the manatee with 6, the two toed sloth with 5-6 and the three toed sloth with 9 cervical vertebrae. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cer…
With the exceptions of manatees and sloths, all mammals have 7 cervical vertebrae, or neck bones. natureecoevocommunity.nat…
All mammals have the same number of vertebrae in their necks regardless of whether they are a giraffe, a mouse, or a human. But both sloths and manatees are exceptions to this rule having abnormal numbers of cervical vertebrae. researchgate.net/figure/S…
A giraffe, a human, a mouse, a whale and just about any other mammal you can name, all have seven neck bones (cervical vertebrae). madsci.org/posts/archives…
In 1350 King of Bohemia, Charles IV, went missing. People were told he was poisoned. In fact he was recovering from a disastrous jousting injury. He broke his jaw and injured cervical vertebrae. It would be hard to survive that kind of injury even today, but he did. veproknedlozelo.com/tag/k…
The three-toed sloth can swivel its head 270 degrees thanks to three extra cervical vertebrae asknature.org/strategy/39…
Three toed sloths have 9 cervical vertebrae, more than any other mammal news.softpedia.com/news/Y…
Giraffe do in fact make sounds and have the same number of cervical vertebrae as any other mammal. youtu.be/Y7iuOZVJhs0?t=3m
In anatomy, the atlas (C1) is the most superior (first) cervical vertebra of the spine. It is named for the Atlas of Greek mythology, because it supports the globe of the head which is the skull. The atlas is the topmost vertebra and with the axis forms the joint connecting the skull and spine. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atl…
Giraffes have the same number of cervical vertebra (seven) as a human being, they are just much much larger. boneclones.com/product/gi…
Some people are born with one or more "neck ribs", or cervical ribs, which are extra ribs located on vertebra in the neck above where the (normally) first rib is attached en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cer…
Giraffes have a natural blood pressure of about 280/180, and have a complex series of mechanisms in their circulatory system to prevent brain hemorrhage as their heads rapidly change elevation, such as when standing up from taking a drink. animalanswers.co.uk/anima…

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