THESE giraffes may look like lovers necking — but they are locked in deadly combat.

The 17ft males are using their heads to batter each other for supremacy during mating season in Tanzania, East Africa.

mediadrumimages.com/TomaszSzpilaThese giraffes may look like lovers necking — but they are locked in deadly combat '/ '

mediadrumimages.com/TomaszSzpilaCan't touch this: one giraffe outmanoeuvres the other '/ '

The fight — with half-ton blows — can last for half an hour and even end in death.

With necks like these, let’s hope it’s a tie.

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