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9 Ugly African Animals to See on Safari: Weird Birds, Mammals

Africa is home to stunning natural attractions, including deserts and jungles. And the continent is home to many beautiful and unique animals. What are some of the ugly African animals? Some sites list just five ugly animals in Africa. I think that there are (many) more than just five. Here are my picks for the …

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What Sound Does a Hippo Make? Guide to Hippo Noises, Roars, Mating Displays

Hippopotami are huge, strong, and very loud animals! What sound does a hippo make? They make a variety of noises and sounds – both above and underwater. Beyond the stomping and splashing noises they make as they move around their 3,300+ pound (1,500 kilograms) bodies, they also make a variety of vocalizations. In this article, …

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24 Egyptian Foods and Drinks to Try at Home or Your Next Trip

Learn about the best Egyptian foods, desserts, and drinks that you should try either at home or the next time you’re in the country. As you’ll see, much of Egyptian cusine is vegetarian. Some of the most popular Egyptian food includes fatteh, ful medames, hummus, koshari, taameya, om ali, and karkade. Egyptian dishes include lots …

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African Deer Guide: Meet the Barbary Stag (Africa’s Only Deer)

Africa is known for having all sorts of wonderful animals, including a wide variety of antelopes. But what about African deer? In this article, you’ll learn all about the only African deer. We’ll also discuss what all the other deer-like animals in Africa are. The only deer native to Africa is the Barbary stag (Cervus …

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22 Brown Hyena Facts: Habitat, Diet, Strandwolf Size

Not all hyenas are the laughing kind. In this guide, you’ll learn all about brown hyenas, including what they look like, their diet, and what sounds they make. Strandwolves are long-haired hyenas found in southern Africa. Brown Hyena Overview Latin Name: Parahyaena brunnea Location: Southern Africa; Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe Habitat: prefers rocky …

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14 Cute Baby Cheetah Facts: Diet, Cub Sounds, Photos

A baby cheetah is one of the most adorable creatures on earth (mind you, I say that about most animals). With their brown eyes and fluffy mantle, I can’t help but say “awwww!” In this article, you’ll learn all about cheetah cubs, including what they eat, what they look like, and what noises they make. …

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17 Safest Countries in Africa: Ranked by Data (Travelers Guide)

To travel as safely as possible, we created this list of the safest African countries. In this post, you’ll learn about the safest countries in Africa, according to actual data. Not opinions and tourism board marketing. We’ll also take a quick look at other interesting information for each country on the list. Mauritius, Ghana, and …

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Rwenzori Mountains: 13 Things About “Mountains of the Moon”

Rwenzori Mountains are home to two of the highest peaks in Africa. In this post, you’ll learn about these famous mountains in DRC and Uganda. There are national parks, endangered animals, and five vegetation zones. Learn why they are known as the Mountains of the Moon. Rwenzori Mountains: A Quick Overview Also Known As: Ruwenzori, …

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18 Facts About African Fat-Tailed Geckos (Hemitheconyx caudicinctus)

Have you ever wondered about African fat-tailed geckos? In this article, you’ll learn some really cool facts about these little creatures, like what they look like, where they live, what they eat, and so on. You’ll also learn an interesting fact about their feet! African Fat-Tailed Gecko Overview Latin Name: Hemitheconyx caudicinctus Location: West Africa …

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Panther vs Jaguar: 7 Differences / 8 Misconceptions Clarified

What’s the difference: panther vs jaguar? It isn’t as straightforward as you may think. It all depends on what you mean by “panther”. In this post, we’ll clarify what a panther is. And then break down key differences between one of the definitions of “panther” and jaguars (and leopards?). What is a Panther? 4 Explanations …

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