Added on: 25th Nov 2013
The zebra duiker is a small antelope found in Ivory Coast, Guinea,
Sierra Leone and Liberia. It has also been recently discovered in south east Guinea.
The fossa is a cat-like, carnivorous mammal that is endemic to Madagascar.
It is a member of the Eupleridae, a family of carnivorans
closely related to the mongoose family.
The Babirusas are a genus, Babyrousa, in the pig family found in Wallacea,
or specifically the Indonesian islands of Sulawesi, Togian, Sula and Buru.
The gerenuk, Litocranius walleri, also known as the Waller's gazelle,
is a long-necked species of antelope found in dry thorn bushscrub and
desert in East Africa, from Somalia, Djibouti and eastern Ethiopia through
northern and eastern Kenya to northeastern Tanzania.
The word gerenuk (pronounced with a hard g) comes from the Somali language, meaning
"giraffe-necked". Gerenuk are sometimes also called the giraffe-necked antelope.
It is the sole member of the genus Litocranius.
The tufted deer, Elaphodus cephalophus, is a small species of deer
characterized by a prominent tuft of black hair on its forehead
and fang-like canines for the males.
THE MANED WOLF
The maned wolf is the largest canid of South America,
resembling a large fox with reddish fur.
This mammal is found in open and semi-open habitats,
especially grasslands with scattered bushes and trees.
This mammal is native to the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Central Africa.
Despite the zebra-like stripes, it is actually more closely related to giraffes.
The Saiga Antelope
This Saiga, spread around the Eurasian steppe,
is known for its an extremely unusual, over-sized, flexible nose structure.