Shoebill: The Death Bird

The Shoebill is one of the scariest and largest birds you can find on the entire globe. Standing at about five feet on average and a wingspan of about eight feet, these stork-like birds can be found in the tropics of East Africa. Named for its enormous shoe-shaped bill, the Shoebill is usually grey inContinue reading “Shoebill: The Death Bird”

Gerenuk: No Not a Giraffe!

The Gerenuk looks as if you combined a Giraffe and Gazelle together. It has a long slim neck and limbs with s-shaped horns (only in males) that resemble a common Gazelle. Reaching heights between 3-3.5 feet and weighing up to 90 pounds, these animals are found in the horn of Africa and the dry regionsContinue reading “Gerenuk: No Not a Giraffe!”

Rhinoceros: Horns More Valuable Than Gold

The Rhinoceros or Rhino is a part of a group of odd-toed land mammals that are located in Africa and Southeast Asia. These animals are known for the giant horns on their face. Many people believe that these horns are extensions of their skeletal system but, they are actually made of the same material asContinue reading “Rhinoceros: Horns More Valuable Than Gold”