pelicans at kakadu national park, australia - the country with the most national parks in the world

Which Country Has The Most National Parks?

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Which country has the most national parks? Great question, and one that - on the face of it at least - is pretty simple to answer. The country with the most national parks is...
game drive with elephants approaching

Game Drive Guide: Everything You Need To Know

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Read our ultimate guide to safari game drives, along with tips for getting the most out of your game drive, and some ideas of essential items to take with you.
mountain gorilla - critically endangered african species

Endangered Animals of Africa

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There are over 1,100 species of mammals and 2,600 species of birds in Africa. A number of these species are now at risk of extinction, primarily due to human activities such as poaching and habitat destruction.
serval african wild cat lying on grass in the sun

Wild Cats Of Africa

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Big cats may steal the show when it comes to African wildlife viewing, but the wild cats of Africa come in all shapes and sizes. Africa is actually home to ten unique species of wild cats that can be found right across the continent.
Karoo desert at sunset

The Nine Deserts In Africa

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The deserts of Africa are home to some of the most extreme landscapes and stark conditions on Earth, as well as some of the most beautiful. They offer a unique environmental and cultural history as well as some unique wildlife viewing.
Pronghorn - fastest antelope on earth

The 10 Fastest Land Animals On Earth

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Speed can be a matter of death or survival in the natural world. The list below looks at all land animals worldwide, and six of these top ten fastest land animals are endemic to Africa.
A shiver of sharks

The 12 Most Incredible Places To Dive In Africa

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Think of African wildlife and the savannah or jungle with their stunning megafauna usually come to mind… but Africa is home to lots of amazing marine life, and some of the best diving in the world.
okavango delta from the air

The Seven Natural Wonders of Africa

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We all know about the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the many newer attempts to define the wonders of the world, but as of February 2013 we now also have the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa.
southern right whale breeching, with green land behind

The Big Seven Animals - What They Are & Where To See Them

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The concept of the 'big seven animals' is a relatively new one, achieved by adding two ocean giants - southern right whale and great white shark – to the existing big five animals of cape buffalo, African elephant, leopard, lion, and rhinoceros.