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African animal beginning with p porcupine. The following table contains african animals list along with a short description of the animal.
Africa is home to many of the worlds most famous fauna in human culture such as lions rhinos cheetahs giraffes hippos leopards zebras african.
Animals in africa. The giraffe is one of the most distinctive of all african animals. Welcome to africa wild animals channel our channel includes. There is some disagreement over the number of giraffe species.
Africa is home to the big five which consists of the lion leopard rhinoceros elephant and the cape buffalo. With its long neck and stilt like legs the giraffe is the worlds tallest land animal. Lying almost entirely within the tropics and equally to north and south of the equator creates favourable conditions for rich wildlife.
Porcupines are salt lickers and will lick and eat anything that is covered in salt from household items such as tables or clothes to vehicle tires coated in road salt. The mantled guereza is among the most attractive african monkeys. The african elephant has a trunk to smell breath drink water and grab objects like food.
What kind of animals live in africa. Their body is covered with large pointy spines. They inhabit in deciduous and evergreen forests of west central and east africa.
African elephant populations lie to the south of the sahara desert in the eastern central southern and western africa countries like kenya guinea niger south africa tanzania uganda zimbabwe and others. They have beautiful glossy black and white fur and an impressively long tail. But there are also plenty of other animals living in africa ranging from small mammals to large mammals as well as reptiles vertebrates and various kinds of birds and insects.
The more characteristic african fauna is found in the afrotropical realm. The giraffes great height allows it to feed on leaves that are beyond the reach of other animals. Porcupines are rounded large slow rodents.
Africa has been blessed with a variety of beautiful animal species such as the carnivores herbivores snakes primates aquatic animals like crocodiles and amphibians etc. The fauna of africa in its broader sense is all the animals living in africa and its surrounding seas and islands. Habitats suited for african elephants are the grasslands and acacia savanna miombo woodlands and forested regions wherein they feed on up to 300 pounds of foods like roots grasses fruit.
Mantled guerezas are also known as guereza or black and white colobus. Wild animal attacks fight in wild life caught on camera wild animals documentary copyright licensing all rights belong to.
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