Are you also fascinated by African Animals?


Have you ever wondered why African animals behave like they do in the wild?

How do predators plan their menus and what unique hunting technique do every specie specialize in?

We investigate the courtship rituals of African wildlife, how they care for their young and numerous other African animal facts that may have always puzzled you.


Carnivores

A successful African cat predator is likely to have exceptional vision and hearing, a body that is long and slim and a coat that is designed to camouflage and conceal. The strategies employed in hunting techniques fall into two main groups - either the long chase or hunting by stealth. We have a closer look.


african lion facts
leopard facts

Why do some people think the African lion male is a lazy and useless hunter? How do cooperative hunting among lions increase their success rates?


Leopard facts indicate that the usual hunting technique is classically feline. When it sights a potential target it stalks forward making clever use of cover.


cheetah facts

Cheetah facts reveal how everything from the small head, slender body and highly developed respiratory system make them nature's speed machines. 


Is the Spotted hyena a cowardly scavenger or do they hunt for their own food? How do they get along with lions? Why do they get referred to as laughing hyenas? We give you the answers.

Herbivores

Bovids range in size from a 4 pound royal antelope to the African buffalo and Eland that weigh over a ton.


giraffe facts
zebras fun facts

Our giraffe pictures shows how bulls swing their heads like medieval maces when enter into combat. One giraffe will land a  thundering blow on the body of the opponent with its head.

Predators without color vision finds it difficult to isolate a single zebra when they are bunched up in groups. This is why you will very seldom see lone zebras by themselves.


Hippopotamuses seems so placid. Can this really be the most dangerous African animal?


African buffaloes are known to kill more hunters in Africa than any other wildlife animal. How did they get this reputation?

Other African animals

From the biggest land mammal on earth to one of the smaller ones.


african elephant breeding facts

The African elephant trunk contains about 100,000 different muscles. With this tool it can pick up single seedpods or tear down massive trees. It can distinguish smells hundred times better than any dog.

Have you wondered how hedgehogs defend themselves against predators or how they breed? We look at the the answers to this and other interesting hedgehog facts.



Please take some time to browse through the pages of African Wildlife trivia and facts we have put together for your delight.

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