Originally Posted by rootb33r
Just did a bit more research on it, and it seems that the consensus is that theory is an old theory. It was once thought that the long necks of giraffes were due to ability to forage, but I guess some new research shows that the main reason was for "neck-swinging mating battles."
Whatever that means... lol.
When they fight they use the necks like that but that theory is strange as well.
They grew crazy long necks for that reason...to fight over the ladies? hmmm...not sure I'm going with that either.