African Animals | Info

Africa is home to many of the world’s most famous animals.  Lions , zebras , giraffes , gorillas , hippos , crocodiles  and rhinos are all found in the wild in the continent. You’ll see pictures of all of these – plus many more amazing animals – in the list below.

The fauna of Africa , in its broader sense, is all the animals living in Africa and its surrounding seas and islands. The more characteristic African fauna is found in the Afrotropical ecoregion. [1] Lying almost entirely within the tropics , and equally to north and south of the equator creates favourable conditions for rich wildlife.