These are the biggest wild animals you can find in Africa right now. Which animals have we considered in the list? Which parts of Africa can you find them? Let’s find out.
- Location: Eastern, Central and Southern parts of Africa
- Population: Unknown
Did you know that the ostrich is the world’s largest bird? I’m sure you did but did you also know that an ostrich’s egg can weigh up to 1.5 kg? Well, you can imagine the size of that omelet.
There are 4 main groups of Ostrich in Africa:
- S.c. camelus – the red-necked ostrich of North Africa.
- S.c. australis – primarily found in South Africa
- S.c. massaicus (Masai ostrich) – primarily found in East Africa
- S. molybdophanes (Somali Ostrich) – found in Southern Ethiopia, Northeast Kenya and Somali.