10 Iconic Animals That Live Only In Africa

Himanshi singh       Nov 12, 2022

#African Elephant 

          It is Earth's largest land mammal, standing up to 24 feet tall and weighing in at an astonishing 6 tonnes! Native to vast areas across central and southern Africa 


          The kudu is a threatened species of antelope that populate portions of eastern and southern Africa, divided into two subspecies. The Greater and Lesser Kudu are both beautifully 

#Black And White Rhinoceros  

          The White and Black Rhinoceros reside across eastern and southern Africa, but these truly stunning beasts continue to fight for their survival.  


          Ostriches are one of the planet's most fascinating birds and are record holders in several categories. They are the largest and heaviest of any bird species  


         From an ancient Greek word meaning "horse of the river", Hippopotamuses can be found across much of sub Saharan Africa, particularly in the central and southern regions. They can be seen in at least 29 of Africa's 54 countries,   


         The Zebra is surely amongst the most recognizable animals in the world, inspiring the imaginations of generations across the globe. A member of the horse family,   

#Spotted Hyena 

         Also known as the "Laughing Hyena," Spotted Hyenas' natural habitat extends all across the sub-Sahara and into eastern and southern Africa.   


         The world's tallest animal, the Giraffe, is renowned for its long neck and beautifully spotted coat. Males can stand up to 19 feet tall, while females reach upwards of 15 feet.  

#African Civet 

         African civets are found across the sub-Saharan region and weigh only about three to ten pounds. Indeed some Ostrich eggs are bigger than a fully grown adult Civet!   

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