Rare and Unusual African Animals

Rare and Unusual African Animals

Africa is well-known for its abundant wildlife. While for the rest of the world, lions, giraffes or hippos are the kind of animals that they only see in a zoo or at the circus, in Africa's numerous national parks and reserves you can have high chances to see them in the wilderness. Animals like the lions, buffalo, elephant, cheetah and rhino are often known as the Africa's Big Five, and many of those booking a safari trip will want to see them. But you should know that these are not the only... [ read more ]

 Fun Facts About Lemurs in Madagascar

Fun Facts About Lemurs in Madagascar

Most people don’t know anything about Madagascar except for the fact that it is inhabited by singing lemurs (that assuming they saw the Madagascar movie, of course). Unfortunately, even though there really are such animals on the island, they cannot sing and they are also highly endangered. Lemurs are very old and interesting animal species. Because Madagascar, which is a big island off the coast of Africa, has remained isolated for thousands and thousands of years, its flora and fauna became... [ read more ]

Best places to spot Africa's Big Five

Best places to spot Africa’s Big Five

Whenever you’ll hear a discussion about wildlife safaris, the term ‘big five’ will pop up sooner or later. As you might know already, the term refers to five of Africa’s most fascinating animals: lions, leopards, African elephants, black rhinoceros and African buffaloes. So why these five and not some others? Some of them are obviously not the biggest... Well, hunters account for these animals to be the fiercest, and safari guides and travel agencies did nothing but borrow the term. Unfo... [ read more ]