Cheetah facts reveals that this is the fastest animal on earth but you probably know that already. Interestingly, speed is only a part of the cheetahs' hunting skills.
The ability to change direction very quickly is just as important because if the cat misses his nimble-footed prey a few time its body overheats and it is forced to admit defeat.
An interesting African elephant fact is that they have dust baths.
Why? In the wild dust and mud equals sunscreen. It also removes parasites, and even alleviates stinging insects bites.
Hippo facts indicates that these adorable brutes sweat an oily red liquid which acts as a sunblock.
They spend most of their time in the water but they can't actually swim.
Hungry Hippos have an enormous appetite consuming 35 kilograms each night but they can also survive without food for three weeks.
There are a number of interesting Giraffe facts like the reason why they have black tongues.
It needs to manage blood pressure when it lowers its head to drink, in a very special way. It also has the biggest heart of any land mammal.
Have you ever wondered how predators plan their menus and what unique hunting technique every specie specialize in?
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.
In many prides African lion males do not hunt. The reason for this is that their manes and large size make them more conspicuous and less successful in the hunts than lionesses.
The leopard will stalk a target over distances of a few hundred meters, or wait in ambush if the target moves towards it.
Herbivores only eat things that need sunlight and photosynthesis to live. They have physical features that help them eat tough to digest plant matter.
African buffaloes are known to kill more hunters in Africa than any other wildlife animal. Many stories are told about how they ambush hunters that have wounded them during hunting expeditions.
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