How to Identify Abyssinian Ground Hornbills They are among the species of ground hornbills an endemic family of a typical pedestrian hornbills adapted to ground dwelling, and thats how they get their name. Abyssinian Ground Hornbills are Africa’s most engaging birds living in close knit co-operative family groups. Unlike the other types of hornbills these

African Wild Cats are small, fierce cats that live in forests, grasslands, and brush lands in Africa and the Middle East. African Wild Cats are generally nocturnal in warm weather but are diurnal during very cold weather. They are excellent climbers. African Wild Cats have a life span of 12-15 years. They are about 50

The ears of bat-eared foxes can grow up to 5.3 inches long. For an animal that stands 11.8-15.7 inches at the shoulder and weighs 2.2-4.5kgs that’s enormous. Bat-eared foxes use these specialized ears to locate termites, dung beetles, and other insects, which make up most of their diet. Bat-eared foxes can hear larvae chewing their

Ostrich (Struthio camelus) are huge flightless birds with small a head and wings and massive legs and two large forward pointing toes are endemic to Africa. This world’s largest bird is a savanna resident and in Uganda you can see it in Kidepo National Park and the far northeastern part of the country. There are

Giraffe which was native to Africa, excited man’s curiosity that it was sometimes sent as a diplomatic gift to other countries one of the earliest records tells of a giraffe going from ‘Melinda’ (presumably Malindi) in Kenya to China in 1415. it was thought to be a cross between a Camel and a leopard, a

The African buffalo is or member of the ‘Big five’ group of animals with the elephant, rhino, lion and leopard. It is among the hunted animals it is a large animal and of the dangerous. They are unpredictable and are usually placid if left alone. Fact Sheet Common name: African Buffalo Scientific name: Synarus Caffer