A spotted hyena fends off a pack of African Wild Dogs - photo by Christophe Courteau
Tale of the Tides - Deeble and Stone Natural History Films - Between the Lamu archipelago and Somalia is the wildest shore in East Africa - where baboons and hyaenas come to hunt crabs on the beach -named aardwolf elsewhere, or a hyena?
Striped Hyena (Hyaena hyaena): though dog-like in appearance & some behavior, hyena are not canids. They are in the feliforma family & are related to civets & cats. The striped hyena is probably the most attractive of the 4 species of hyena
They are a family of placental mammals. All rhinos are grazers and need a lot of daily food. The rhinoceros is a solitary and territorial animal. The rhinos are threatened by illegal hunting.
Cheetah on dune with desert landscape in back ground.
In his book Serengeti Spy, photographer Anup Shah set up remote controlled cameras disguised as part of the natural environment in various spots across the plains in Africa. He operated the camera,…
Gemsbok (or Oryx)
Gemsbok is an oryx. Oryx species pefer near desert conditions. All have dark faces and straight horns except the scimitar oryx. Both female and males have horns.
Springbok gazelle , a triangular shaped face. Very similar to the deer in features.
Giant Eland or Western Derby Eland (Taurotragus derbianus derbianus) - photo by Tom Junek, via Wikipedia; Giant elands have tightly spiraled, V-shaped horns. They are found in western Africa, particularly Senegal to Mali. They are the largest species of