South African Animals TOOB®
South Africa covers over 470,000 square miles of land, and within this country are some amazing animals! There are 21 National Parks within South Africa that are home to a diverse range of wildlife species. 299 species of mammal alone can be found in South Africa, including some of the most feared and revered animals of Africa, including the Cape Buffalo, the Lion, the African Elephant, and the White Rhino. It is also home to icons like the Giraffe, the tallest land animal alive, and the distinctive black-and-white striped Zebra. Spotted Hyenas are found here as well, as are the Chacma (or Cape) Baboon, one of the world’s largest monkeys.