African Animals Facts, Spoor & Habits
Wild African animals with Picture Slide Shows, Facts, Behaviour and Track ( spoor) identification
The continent of Africa is host to the most diverse and extensive wildlife show on earth with an amazing variety of animals
the “cranes” of Africa – tall, graceful and stately, standing at 5.5 metres; their seemingly quiet nature belies the fact that they can kill a lion with a good kick. Giraffes live for approx. 25 years in the wild.
common antelope species found throughout southern Africa. The picture denotes the male keeping a close watch over his harem. Come “rutting” time he will be a very busy antelope keeping interlopers out.
no laughing matter – are they cats or dogs, male or female? Excellent hunters with success rates of 75%, there are many myths and false ideas about Africa’s giggling cat.
quite often seen but difficult to photograph, these animals are courageous little creatures. Rolling in mud baths to protect their skin form the sun, their snouts and tusks are used to get at tubers.