Facts You Should Know About the Roan Antelope

ROAN ANTELOPE – Hippotragus equinus

One of the largest antelopes in the world, the Roan Antelope is a native to central and southern Africa. It is characterized by its reddish-brown color and its robust built. Read further to know more about the Roan Antelope! What is the Roan Antelope? The Roan Antelope, or also known as Hippotragus … Read more

Facts About Black Crakes

Black Crake

The Black Crake, also known as Amaurornis flavirostra and South African Rail, is a bird species categorized in the Rallidae family. This large family of bird species is commonly found in wetlands, although most bird species are found in every terrestrial habitat except deserts and polar regions. The Black Crake’s closest relatives … Read more

Things to Know About the Thick-tailed Bushbaby

BUSHBABY (Thick-tailed) - Otolemur crassicaudatus

The Thick-tailed Bushbaby is known for many alternative names: Brown Greater Galago, Large-eared Greater Galago, Thick-tailed Galago, and Otolemur crassicaudatus. This nocturnal primate is considered to be the largest among the Galagos family. Compared to other galagos species, the Thick-tailed Bushbaby does not leap. It walks, runs, and jumps. This primate is … Read more

Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Black Crows

Black Crow

The Black Crow, also known as Cape Crow or Corvus capensis, is a black bird that belongs in the Corvidae family. The Corvidae family is a cosmopolitan family of ravens, crows, jackdaws, jays, magpies, etc. This family of bird species is considered as the largest passerines in the world. The Black Crow’s … Read more

Things You Should Know About Cape Buffalos

BUFFALO - Syncerus caffer

The Cape Buffalo, commonly known as the African Buffalo, Savannah Buffalo, and Syncerus caffer caffer, is a common subspecies found across southern and east Africa. This buffalo subspecies is considered as the biggest buffalo species in the African continent. Other buffalo species include the African Forest Buffalo (the smallest subspecies), Sudan Buffalo, … Read more

Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Black-Bellied Korhaans

Black-bellied Korhaan

The Black-Bellied Korhaan, also known as the Black-Bellied Bustard and Lissostis Melanogaster, is a ground-dwelling bird that falls in the Bustard family. The Bustard family includes bird species such as floricans and korhaans. They are large, terrestrial birds that usually frequent dry grassland regions. The Black-Bellied Korhaan’s closest relatives include Bengal Florican, … Read more

Here’s Everything You Need to Know About African Jacanas

African Jacana

The African Jacana, or also known as Actophilornis africanus, is a long-legged wader that belongs to the Jacanidae family. Birds that fall in the Jacanidae family include Lesser Jacana, Madagascan Jacana, Bronze-winged Jacana, Comb-crested Jacana, and Wattled Jacana. This bird species is famed for its ability to walk on floating vegetation, earning … Read more

Fascinating Facts About Cheetah

CHEETAH - Acinonyx jubatus

In the wild, speed is crucial for survival. But speed is not a problem for a Cheetah, which is the fastest land animal in the world. Globally, Cheetahs are famed for their running prowess and strength. Aside from their speed, there are more admirable facts that you should know about this big … 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

Facts About The Banded Martin

Banded Martin

The Banded Martin, also known as the Banded Sand Martin and Riparia Cincta, is a small passerine bird categorized under the Hirundinidae family, a family of birds endemic to the African continent. The Hirundinidae family, which is commonly known as swallows, saw-wings, and martins, breeds on every continent across the world except … Read more