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's oldest dinosaurs including Nyasasaurus Parringtoni ~ estimated to be 240 million years old. On this animals of Africa information page you can find out all about the animals of Africa complete with up-to-date news and live webcams.
A comprehensive list together with photos of all the animals of Africa together with information.
Find out all about the Big Five
animals of Africa including how
they got that name!
Watch LIVE webcams from national parks across Africa and see Africa animals in their natural habitats.
Daily updated news from across Africa about Africa animals including endangered species.
Ever thought of going on a safari in
Africa to see the Big Five and other animals? Find out more!
How much do you know about the animals of Africa? Take our online
quiz and find out!
Africa has a rich and diverse dinosaur fossil record. Find out about the dinosaurs of Africa here.
Find out all about the animals of Africa with our comprehensive Africa animals information pages.
Watch LIVE webcams from national
parks across Africa and see Africa animals in their natural habitats.
Help keep animals in Africa safe by adopting an African animal and promote their welfare.