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Why is Harold a giraffe?

Why is Harold a giraffe?

Q Why does Life Education Trust have a giraffe as a mascot? I was chosen as a mascot because I stand tall and proud and we believe that all people need to stand tall and proud with their heads held high.

What is the Life Education Bus?

The Life Bus is an interactive mobile classroom designed to help schools deliver their health promotion, drug prevention and citizenship programs. It is operated by the Life Education Centre (LEC) in Bromley, which encourages the children to make healthy life choices.

What does Life Education do?

Life Education empowers young people to make safe choices. We provide the information, understanding, skills and strategies they require to make safe decisions about their own health and well-being.

Who started Life Education?

Rev Ted Noffs
Few Australians have understood this better than our founder, the late Rev Ted Noffs. Through his work at the Wayside Chapel, Ted witnessed how health and social issues were impacting the lives of Australian children and wasn’t prepared to watch it get any worse. The year was 1979.

How old is Healthy Harold the giraffe in Australia?

Lovable giraffe, caring and loyal friend and passionate advocate for the health and safety of all Aussie children and their families, Healthy Harold is an Australian icon. Alongside Life Education, Healthy Harold has been visiting schools for 40 years.

What do you need to know about giraffes for kids?

Giraffe Facts For Kids. This page contains giraffe facts for kids (and adults). With their distinctive long necks and legs, giraffes are the tallest land animals in the world. They grace the African savannah with their unique beauty and peaceful, social demeanor.

How long does it take for a giraffe to stand up?

Giraffes spend most of their lives standing up; they even sleep and give birth standing up. [5] The giraffe calf can stand up and walk after about an hour and within a week, it starts to sample vegetation.

Are there any giraffes left in the world?

Giraffe are already extinct in at least seven countries in Africa. Just like human fingerprints, no two giraffe have the same coat pattern. Giraffe feet are the size of a dinner plate with a diameter of 30 cm. Giraffe tongues are bluish-purple and between 45 and 50 cm long. Both male and female giraffe have horns already at birth.

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