The African elephant (Loxodonta africana) is the largest living land-dwelling animal.
African lions (Panthera leo) are the only cats known to live in groups.
The black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis) is colloquially known as the black rhino.
The dama gazelle (Gazella dama) is the largest species of gazelle.
Masai giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi) are the tallest land mammal on Earth.
The Ostrich (Struthio camelus) is characterized by its long neck.
The Springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis) gets its name from the habit of leaping up to 9 feet into the air when startled or at play.
The West African dwarf crocodile (Osteolaemus tetraspis) has a knob on its snout.