Most Endangered Species in Africa

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

Wildlife Themed Activities for Kids

Wildlife Themed Activities for Kids

Industrial revolution and consumer mentality have wreaked havoc throughout the world in general and particularly for wild life. We hear every day about dolphins and sea animals dying and washing up on the beaches. We get to know about animal species becoming extinct because of human interference in their habitats. Precious animals … Read more

The Best Places in Las Vegas for Animal Lovers

The Best Places in Las Vegas for Animal Lovers

Las Vegas is a very popular place for people who are looking for fun and entertainment. In fact, it is the world’s entertainment capital where you can find many casinos and as well as see entertainment shows. Some of the biggest events are held here like famous boxing fights that you can … 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

SERVAL – Felis serval

SERVAL – Felis serval

SIZE: Shoulder height 60 cm, mass (m) 12 kg, (f) 10 kg. COLOUR: Pale gold to tawny, with solid black spots which run in bands from back of neck to flanks. Black rings around short tail, back of ears, with two black bands separated by a white patch. MOST LIKE: The Cheetah, … Read more

Learn More about Cape Vultures

Cape Vulture

The Cape Vulture, also known as Kolbe’s Vulture, Cape Griffon, and Gyps coprotheres, is the third-largest Old-World vulture in the world. It is southern Africa’s only indigenous vulture species and South Africa’s largest raptor. This vulture species was described in 1798 by European naturalist Johann Reinhold Forster. Apart from its striking physical … Read more

SABLE ANTELOPE – Hippotragus niger

SABLE ANTELOPE – Hippotragus niger

SIZE: Shoulder height (m) 1,35 m, (f) 1,25 m; mass (m) 235 kg, (f) 210 kg. Both sexes have curved horns. COLOUR: Upper-body parts dark brown to black, often with a satinlike sheen; males darker than females. Underside and back of thighs white, with white markings on face. Dark, upstanding mane extends … Read more

Learn More about Black-backed Jackal

BLACK-BACKED JACKAL - Canis mesomelas

The Black-backed Jackal, also known as Canis mesomelas or Lupulella mesomelas, is a canine species indigenous to eastern and southern Africa. This species presently lives in regions that are separated by approximately 900 km. Compared to other Canis species, the Black-backed Jackal is considered a very ancient species, having only minor changes … Read more

Cape Hare (Lepus capensis)

CAPE HARE - Lepus capensis

It is a pale brown to a reddish or sandy-gray hare, who is a native to Africa. It is easily recognizable through its conspicuous long ears, which always stays upright. Females are larger than males. They differ from the Scrub Hare, being smaller in size and sans the whitish underside. Read further … Read more

Squacco Heron (Ardeola ralloides)

Squacco Heron

It is a bird that migrates from Europe to Africa during the winter, thriving in marshes, ponds, lakes, with reed beds and other vegetations. This bird pursues its prey quite sluggishly, crouching quietly at water edges. It is buffy brown at rest but becomes mostly white when in flight as its white … Read more