Animals of Africa
There are an estimated 1,100 species of mammals living in Africa and over 2,600 species of birds with four
out of the five fastest land animals in the world being found in Africa namely the cheetah, wildebeest, lion and gazelle.
In addition Africa is home to many hundreds of different reptiles and long before man, the continent was roamed by the world' oldest dinosaurs including Nyasasaurus Parringtoni ~ estimated to be 240 million years old.
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