King of the Jungle: Lion

African lion in shadow (Leo panthera), Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania, East Africa, Africa

The lion (Panthera leo) is a large cat belonging to the genus Panthera and is native to Africa and India. It has a muscular, broad-chested body, a short, rounded head, round ears, and a hairy tuft at the end of its tail. Lions are sexually dimorphic; adult males are larger than females and have prominent…

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Majestic: African Bush Elephant

African elephant (Loxodonta africana) bull, Zimanga private game reserve, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

The African bush elephant, also known as the African savanna elephant, is a majestic creature and one of the most recognisable animals in the world. It is one of two extant African elephant species and one of three extant elephant species overall. The African bush elephant is truly impressive in size, being the largest living…

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