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'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.



Africa Animals List


A comprehensive list together with photos of all the animals of Africa together with information.

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Big Five Animals


Find out all about the Big Five
animals of Africa including how
they got that name!

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Animal Webcams


Watch LIVE webcams from national parks across Africa and see Africa animals in their natural habitats.

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Africa Animal News


Daily updated news from across Africa about Africa animals including endangered species.

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Go on African Safaris


Ever thought of going on a safari in
Africa to see the Big Five and other animals? Find out more!

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Africa Animals Quiz


How much do you know about the animals of Africa? Take our online
quiz and find out!

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Africa Dinosaurs


Africa has a rich and diverse dinosaur fossil record. Find out about the dinosaurs of Africa here.

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Volunteer in Africa


There are many free and paying projects in Africa where you can volunteer to work with animals.

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Animals of Africa Information

Find out all about the animals of Africa with our comprehensive Africa animals information pages.

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Africa Animals Webcams

Watch LIVE webcams from national
parks across Africa and see Africa animals in their natural habitats.

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Adopt an African Animal

Help keep animals in Africa safe by adopting an African animal and promote their welfare.

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Africa Animal Resources

A growing collection of Africa resources from posters to screensavers, animal animations and more.

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