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Giraffe can grow to 16 feet (5 metres) tall. They are quite social, largely silent, and appear gentle – yet their kick can kill a lion! What would Africa be without the giraffe? Beautiful, yet awkward, the world’s tallest animal fascinates us all….
The African savannah is home to a huge variety of wildlife species. With this much diversity, it’s not surprising that we’ve come up with some equally diverse and interesting words to describe them, and among the most interesting of these are the terms (collective nouns) we use to describe groups of wild animals….
The African Wild Dog is locally extinct in many African countries and is listed as endangered across the entire continent….
African Wild Dogs are often judged by their appearance, but there’s much more to this endangered animal than meets the eye….
You might already know that the cheetah is the world’s fastest land mammal, reaching speeds of up to 70mph in just three seconds, but there’s a lot more to this lightning fast animal than meets the eye….
African elephants are the largest animals walking the Earth. Their graceful and gentle nature makes them an animal that many hold close to their hearts….
Commonly referred to as the king of the jungle, Lions combine beauty with strength, and this makes them one of the most majestic animals in the world….
What comes to mind when you think of a rhino? A large, bad tempered prehistoric looking creature? To some point that might be true, especially considering rhinos have wandered the earth for over 50 million years, yet the rhinos we see today are vastly different to those prehistoric beasts….