Filmed at a Danish safari park, the long-limbed male attempted to get it on with a female, only to fall off before he could do the deed.
Apart from a little loss of dignity, the giraffe was apparently fine after the incident, which was filmed by visitors to the Knuthenborg zoological park.
Plus, here’s what happens when giraffe lovin’ goes right – the grisly miracle of a baby giraffe being born.
But in order to get to the stage of mating, male giraffes sometimes have to fight for their right to party with brutal battles. It’s clearly not easy being a male giraffe…