Most Endangered Species in Africa

African Wild Dog

Africa is a multitude of things. It hosts thousands of tribes and cultures, boasts stunning tropical beaches and vibrant cities, and possesses many geological wonders and awe-inspiring natural sceneries. Of course, the continent is most renowned for its unmatched wildlife diversity, offering travelers with great viewing opportunities to many of the world’s … Read more

Learn More about Arnot’s Chat

Arnots Chat

The Arnot’s Chat, also known as the White-headed Black Chat and Myrmecocichla arnotti, is a bird species that is categorized under the Muscicapidae family. This family of birds consists of small passerine birds that emit weak songs and harsh calls. The closest relatives of the Arnot’s Chat include the European Stonechat, Cyprus … Read more

Interesting Facts To Know About Zimbabwe Wildlife

Interesting Facts To Know About Zimbabwe Wildlife

Zimbabwe is a well-known country for the taste of wildlife and mountain landscapes. Zimbabwe’s park indeed used to teem wildlife. The Hwange National Park is one of many having a great diversity of wildlife. It is the best home for the grazing giraffes and zebras. The enormous number of elephants, burly buffalo, great tranches … Read more

SPOTTED HYAENA – Crocuta crocuta

SPOTTED HYAENA – Crocuta crocuta

SIZE: Shoulder height 80 cm, mass (m) 60 kg, (f) 65 kg. COLOUR: Greyish yellow body. Feet and face darker brown, oval shaped dark spots are scattered over the body. POTENTIAL LONGEVITY: 25 years WALKING SPEED: 5 km/ hr RUNNING SPEED: 50 km/ hr GESTATION PERIOD: 3 months MOST LIKE: Brown Hyaena, … Read more

AARDVARK – Orycteropus afer

AARDVARK - Orycteropus afer

SIZE: Length (including tail) 1,6 m, mass 52 kg. COLOUR: Pinkish or yellowish grey skin sparsely covered in coarse hairs which are a reddish brown in colour. The skin is often stained darker by earth. MOST LIKE: Unlike any other animal. HABITAT: Wherever termites and ants are available as food, and where … Read more

Coppery-tailed Coucal (Centropus cupreicaudus)

Coppery-tailed Coucal

It is a large coucal with a huge bill, and a distinct copper-colored tail, where it got its name. Thrives in dense waterside vegetation, such as in swamps, wetlands, vleis, and flooded plains. It is conspicuous in flight due to its massive size. Relatively timid, may occasionally go out in the open. … Read more

Interesting Facts About the Bushbuck

BUSHBUCK - Trogelophus scriptus

The Bushbuck, also known as the Cape Bushbuck, Imbabala, and Tragelaphus sylvaticus, is a common antelope species present throughout sub-Saharan Africa. It resembles the Harnessed Bushbuck, its close relative, due to the same body color. These two antelope species have been observed to be more closely related than any other species. This … Read more

RED LECHWE – Kobus leche

RED LECHWE - Kobus leche

There are many animals to see in various habitats, including birds, some reptiles, and different species of mammals. It is in Africa where we can find another magnificent species of mammal called the Red Lechwe. The Red Lechwe is an Antelope typically found in wetlands, plains, woodlands, and swamps. It is a … Read more

Yellow Mongoose – Cynictis penicillata

Yellow Mongoose Cynictis penicillata

SIZE: Length (including tail) 50 cm, mass 590 g. COLOUR: A varied spectrum, from grey in the north to reddish-yellow or yellowish-brown in the south, with intermediate colour gradations. Southern specimens have a white-tipped tail; Botswana specimens have grey tails. The eyes are yellow. POTENTIAL LONGEVITY: 12 -13 years MOST LIKE: Grey … Read more

Grey Heron: What You Need to Know

Grey Heron

The Grey Heron is a large and long-legged predatory bird that is endemic to continents like Europe, Asia, and Africa. It belongs to a heron family Ardeidae, together with Agami Heron, Capped Heron, Whistling Heron, and White-faced Heron. The Grey Heron looks similar to its close relative, the North American Great Blue … Read more