The little five animals of Africa are Ant Lion, Buffalo Weaver, Elephant Shrew, Leopard Tortoise, and Rhinoceros Beetle.
Most people who’ve been on safari will have heard of – or even better seen – Africa’s big five animals of Buffalo, Elephant, Leopard, Lion and Rhino. However, did you know Africa also has a group of “little five” animals? They’re a little harder to see than the big five, making them more of a challenge to spot. Here’s a picture and short overview of each of the little five:
Other wildlife ‘fives’
Have you seen the little five animals and are are looking for a new wildlife challenge? For safari aficionados up for ticking all the ‘I’ve seen’ boxes, have you heard about the other groups of 5 animals?